sticky Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite having the sticky properties of an adhesive
pasty; gluey; gummy; glutinous; mucilaginous; viscid; viscous.
adjective satellite moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
- felt sticky and chilly at the same time
adjective satellite hot or warm and humid
- muggy weather
- the steamy tropics
- sticky weather
adjective satellite hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
embarrassing; unenviable; awkward.
- awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
- an awkward pause followed his remark
- a sticky question
- in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
adjective satellite covered with an adhesive material
Having the quality of sticking to a surface; adhesive; gluey; viscous; viscid; glutinous; tenacious.
Herbs which last longest are those of strong smell, and with a sticky stalk. Bacon.
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