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Meaning of STICKY

Pronunciation:  'stikee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having the properties of glue
  2. [adj]  hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "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"
  3. [adj]  hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather"
  4. [adj]  moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body; "felt sticky and chilly at the same time"
 

STICKY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: adhesive, awkward, difficult, embarrassing, gluey, glutinous, gummy, hard, mucilaginous, muggy, pasty, steamy, unenviable, viscid, viscous, wet
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stick"y\, a. [Compar. {Stickier}; superl. {Stickiest}.]
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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