clingiest


clingiest
adj. sticky, adhesive

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • clingy — clinginess, n. /kling ee/, adj., clingier, clingiest. apt to cling; adhesive or tenacious: a clingy fabric. [1700 10; CLING1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • clingy — adjective (clingier, clingiest) 1》 (of a garment) liable to cling to the body. 2》 too emotionally dependent. Derivatives clinginess noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • clinging — clingy UK [ˈklɪŋɪ] / US or clinging UK [ˈklɪŋɪŋ] / US adjective Word forms clingy : adjective clingy comparative clingier superlative clingiest informal 1) wanting to be with another person all the time in a way that is annoying 2) fitting in a… …   English dictionary

  • clingy — UK [ˈklɪŋɪ] / US or clinging UK [ˈklɪŋɪŋ] / US adjective Word forms clingy : adjective clingy comparative clingier superlative clingiest informal 1) wanting to be with another person all the time in a way that is annoying 2) fitting in a way that …   English dictionary

  • clingy — /ˈklɪŋi/ (say klingee) adjective (clingier, clingiest) apt to cling; adhesive or tenacious …   Australian English dictionary

  • clinginess — clingy ► ADJECTIVE (clingier, clingiest) ▪ liable to cling; clinging. DERIVATIVES clinginess noun …   English terms dictionary

  • clingy — ► ADJECTIVE (clingier, clingiest) ▪ liable to cling; clinging. DERIVATIVES clinginess noun …   English terms dictionary

  • cling — [kliŋ] vi. clung, clinging [ME clingen < OE clingan, to adhere, stick together < IE * gel g < base * gel : see CLIMB] 1. to hold fast by or as by embracing, entwining, or sticking; adhere 2. a) to be or stay near, as if holding fast b)… …   English World dictionary

  • clingy — adj. (clingier, clingiest) liable to cling. Derivatives: clinginess n …   Useful english dictionary


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