cling verb (HOLD)
- A few wisps of hay still clung to her skirt.
- Kate was still clinging to the wreckage of her failed marriage.
- She clung to my hand as we entered the doctor's surgery.
- They discovered four men clinging to a piece of wood in the choppy seas.
- Her wet hair clung to her face.
cling verb (STAY CLOSE)
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adjective uk /ˈklɪŋ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈklɪŋ.ɪŋ/ also clingy