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Synonyms for sticky
ˈstɪk istick·y

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  1. sticky

    Adhesive is the scientific, sticking or sticky the popular word. That which is adhesive tends to join itself to the surface of any other body with which it is placed in contact; cohesive expresses the tendency of particles of the same substance to hold together. Polished plate glass is not adhesive, but such plates packed together are intensely cohesive. An adhesive plaster is in popular language a sticking-plaster. Sticky expresses a more limited, and generally annoying, degree of the same quality. Glutinous, gummy, viscid, and viscous are applied to fluid or semi-fluid substances, as pitch or tar.

    Synonyms:
    adhesive, cohesive, glutinous, gummy, sticking, viscid, viscous

    Antonyms:
    free, inadhesive, loose, separable

    Preposition:
    The stiff, wet clay, adhesive to the foot, impeded progress.

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  1. gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscousadjective

    having the sticky properties of an adhesive

    Synonyms:
    embarrassing, viscous, gummed, mucilaginous, steamy, syrupy, gummy, muggy, gluey, viscid, pasty, glutinous, unenviable, pastelike, awkward

    Antonyms:
    dry, nonadhesive, easy

  2. stickyadjective

    moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body

    "felt sticky and chilly at the same time"

    Synonyms:
    embarrassing, viscous, awkward, mucilaginous, steamy, gummy, muggy, gluey, viscid, pasty, glutinous, unenviable

    Antonyms:
    dry, nonadhesive, easy

  3. muggy, steamy, stickyadjective

    hot or warm and humid

    "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather"

    Synonyms:
    viscid, unenviable, gummy, horny, ruttish, glutinous, mucilaginous, viscous, muggy, steaming, aroused, pasty, turned on(p), randy, embarrassing, awkward, gluey, steamy

    Antonyms:
    dry, nonadhesive, easy

  4. awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviableadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    mortifying, unenviable, ungainly, ill-chosen, clumsy, inapt, glutinous, mucilaginous, viscous, awkward, bunglesome, muggy, cumbersome, viscid, inept, embarrassing, gummy, ill at ease(p), gluey, pasty, uneasy, steamy

    Antonyms:
    easy, nonadhesive, dry

  5. stickyadjective

    covered with an adhesive material

    Synonyms:
    embarrassing, viscous, awkward, mucilaginous, steamy, gummy, muggy, gluey, viscid, pasty, glutinous, unenviable

    Antonyms:
    easy, dry, nonadhesive

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stickyadjective

    Synonyms:
    adhesive, glutinous, viscous, viscid, tenacious, gluey

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stickyadjective

    Synonyms:
    adhesive, viscous, viscid, mucilaginous, glutinous, clammy, tenacious

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Sticky":

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#934quick
#3809rapid
#5289horny
#5970pantyhose
#7237randy
#8323sticker
#9246sticky
#9645persistent
#10643adhesive
#14909sticking
#17452awkward
#19258embarrassing
#27357cohesive
#27419cumbersome
#27699uneasy
#28776clumsy
#28877aroused
#30970steaming
#32670viscous
#35414steamy
#38672tacky
#41493inept
#48820slimy
#49780gooey
#55158gummy
#61729pasty
#64406onthe
#102507gummed
#106749syrupy
#111317muggy
#116018unenviable
#119592clingy
#121797ungainly
#135252glutinous
#178788mortifying
#264062viscid
#287299mucilaginous
#291589inapt
#320960gluey

How to use sticky in a sentence?

  1. David Fleming:

    It's not necessarily against a system that it collapses, because most systems do collapse in the end. That’s a part of the wheel of life - systems do collapse. So I’m to some extent slightly inclined to forgive capitalism for being about to collapse. I mean there are lots of fine things, lots of love affairs and the like which have come to a sticky end. On the other hand, it is quite an accusation - quite hard for it to live down - that it's going to destroy the entire planet with it.

  2. Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb:

    The sad thing is, 98 percent is concluded, i don't know how sticky it is.

  3. Thad Peterson:

    It's a pretty sticky product, once merchants find a processor that works for them, they are unlikely to change. Merchants aren't in the business of payments, they are in the business of selling stuff.

  4. Adam Gazzaley:

    These [ games ] are designed to be really enjoyable and sticky, human nature, in many ways, is to find something you enjoy and just keep doing it, but I do believe you have to fight against those habit-forming activities and find diversity. Moderation is the main thing.

  5. Blake Snell:

    They’re not going to find sticky stuff on me, they’re just going to find sweat. If they want to touch that, they’re more than welcome to.


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