Significado de “sticky” - en el Diccionario Inglés

sticky en inglés británico

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stickyadjective

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
sticky fingers
The floor's still sticky where I spilled the juice.
The children's faces were sticky with chocolate.

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

Más ejemplos

  • He'd left sticky fingermarks all over the glass.
  • The sauce was now a sticky mass at the bottom of the pan.
  • There's sticky stuff all over the chair.
  • You've got sticky little hands!
  • The bottom of the plate felt sticky.

(Definición de sticky del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

sticky en inglés americano

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stickyadjective

us /ˈstɪk·i/

sticky adjective (DIFFICULT TO SOLVE)

difficult to deal with or solve:

a sticky situation
a sticky issue

sticky adjective (TENDING TO STICK)

tending to stick, or covered with a substance that sticks:

You had better wash your sticky fingers.

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

(Definición de sticky del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sticky en inglés de negocios

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stickyadjective

uk /ˈstɪki/ us

made of or covered with a substance that stays fixed to any surface it touches:

We printed sticky labels to put on the envelopes.

E-COMMERCE, INTERNET used to describe a website that people like to stay on for a long time:

Big media groups are drawn to social networking sites because of their "sticky" nature.

used to describe the slow speed with which a particular cause can have a particular effect:

Home prices are a bit sticky right now because demand is down.
Change is sticky: enterprises often hang on to existing ways of doing things far too long.

(Definición de sticky del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)