HyperDic: sticky

English > 5 senses of the word sticky:
ADJECTIVEallsticky, gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, viscid, viscoushaving the sticky properties of an adhesive
allstickymoist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
allsticky, muggy, steamyhot or warm and humid
allsticky, awkward, embarrassing, unenviablehard to deal with
allstickycovered with an adhesive material
sticky > pronunciation
Soundsstih'kiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > sticky: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving the sticky properties of an adhesive.
Synonymsgluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, viscid, viscous
Broaderadhesivetending to adhere
Spanishglutinoso, gomoso, mucilaginoso, pastoso, pegadizo, pegajoso, viscoso
Catalanapegalós, enganxós, glutinós, gomós, mucilaginós, pastós, vescós, viscós
Nounsstickinessthe property of sticking / sticking to a surface
Adverbsstickilyin a sticky viscid manner
English > sticky: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmoist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body.
Example"felt sticky and chilly at the same time"
BroaderwetCovered or soaked with a liquid such as water
Spanishadherible, pegajoso
Nounsstickinessthe property of sticking / sticking to a surface
English > sticky: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHot or warm and humid.
Example "sticky weather"
Synonymsmuggy, steamy
BroaderwetCovered or soaked with a liquid such as water
Spanishbochornoso, húmedo, sofocante
Catalanenganxós, humit, sufocant, xafogós
English > sticky: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningHard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment.
Example "a sticky question"
Synonymsawkward, embarrassing, unenviable
Broaderdifficult, hardnot easy
Spanishdelicado, difícil, dificultoso, duro
Catalandelicat, difícil, dificultós, dur
English > sticky: 5 senses > adjective 5
MeaningCovered with an adhesive material.
Broaderadhesivetending to adhere
Nounsstickinessthe property of sticking / sticking to a surface

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