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sticky

adjective
 
 
/ˈstɪki/
LIKE GLUE B1 made of or covered with a substance that can stick to other things: sticky fingers sticky tape Glues and gluing and stickiness
WEATHER Sticky weather is unpleasantly hot: a sticky August afternoonSultriness and humidityHot and heat
a sticky moment/problem/situation, etc informal a moment/problem/situation, etc that is difficult or embarrasses youDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
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