Translation of "sticky" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈstɪk.i/ us /ˈstɪk.i/

sticky adjective (NOT DRY/SMOOTH)

B1 made of or covered with a substance that stays attached to any surface it touches

a sticky mess 黏胶带
sticky fingers 黏乎乎的手指
The floor's still sticky where I spilled the juice. 我把果汁洒在了地板上,现在那里还黏乎乎的。
The children's faces were sticky with chocolate. 孩子们的脸上沾满了巧克力,黏乎乎的。

If the weather is sticky, it is very hot and the air feels wet.


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sticky adjective (DIFFICULT)

informal difficult

There were a few sticky moments during the meeting, but everything turned out all right in the end. 会议过程中有几处卡壳,但最后总算是一切顺利。

sticky adjective (NOT WILLING)

UK informal unwilling to agree

Their bank manager was sticky about lending them the money they wanted to borrow. 他们的银行经理不愿意借给他们那笔钱。

(Translation of “sticky” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)