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1. gluey

adjective. having the sticky properties of an adhesive.

Synonyms

  • viscid
  • glutinous
  • mucilaginous
  • sticky
  • pasty
  • viscous
  • adhesive

Antonyms

  • easy
  • dry
  • colorful
  • thin

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • glue (English)
  • glu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word gluey


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pull the edge of the circle up and press it to the gluey cardboard.

2. Adjective
Mix baking soda with water to form a gluey paste.

3. Verb, base form
The wrong tools and too much handling aren't the only culprits that lead to gluey potatoes.

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