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English definition of “sticky”

sticky

adjective (NOT DRY/SMOOTH)    /ˈstɪk.i/
B1 made of or covered with a substance that stays attached to any surface it touches : sticky tape sticky fingers The floor's still sticky where I spilled the juice . The children's faces were sticky with chocolate . → Compare non-stick, stuck adjectiveGlues and gluing and stickiness If the weather is sticky, it is very hot and the air feels wet .Sultriness and humidityHot and heat
(Definition of sticky adjective (NOT DRY/SMOOTH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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