Definitions for sticky
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gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscousadjective
having the sticky properties of an adhesive
moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
"felt sticky and chilly at the same time"
muggy, steamy, stickyadjective
hot or warm and humid
"muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather"
awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviableadjective
hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
"awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign"
covered with an adhesive material
A sticky note, such as a post-it note.
Her desk is covered with yellow stickies.
A small adhesive particle found in wastepaper.
to fix a thread at the top of the list of topics or threads so as to keep it in view.
Able or likely to stick.
Is this tape sticky enough to stay on that surface?
Potentially difficult to escape from.
This is a sticky situation. We could be in this for weeks if we're not careful.
We should make the printing direction sticky so the user doesn't have to keep setting it.
Appearing on all virtual desktops.
Fixed at the top of the list of topics or threads so as to keep it in view.
Compelling enough to keep visitors from leaving.
A woman has come to me with the complaint that her website is not "sticky" - 70% of the visits last 30 seconds or less.
Of weather, hot and wind-less and with high humidity, so that people feel sticky from sweating.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Viscous; adhesive; glutinous.
Etymology: from stick.
Herbs which last longest are those of strong smell and with a sticky stalk. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
Sticky refers to a substance, object, or material having the property of adhering or sticking to other surfaces upon contact. It can describe a situation or problem that is complicated or tricky to deal with. In digital or online context, it can refer to content that stays in the same place even when other content is moving or changing.
having the quality of sticking to a surface; adhesive; gluey; viscous; viscid; glutinous; tenacious
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stik′i, adj. that sticks or adheres: adhesive: glutinous.—n. Stick′iness. [Stick.]
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The numerical value of sticky in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of sticky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
In life, we meet many lil sticky notes until one of them becomes The Notebook of our life!
Demand has proved to be very sticky and consumers have accepted that SOP prices aren't going to fall.
It puts the grinders in a sticky situation as they will have to buy larger quantities from smaller firms, thereby increasing their risk.
We're looking for sticky money - we don't want too much hot money from funds of hedge funds.
It's not necessarily against a system that it collapses, because most systems do collapse in the end. That’s a part of the wheel of life - systems do collapse. So I’m to some extent slightly inclined to forgive capitalism for being about to collapse. I mean there are lots of fine things, lots of love affairs and the like which have come to a sticky end. On the other hand, it is quite an accusation - quite hard for it to live down - that it's going to destroy the entire planet with it.
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Translations for sticky
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- adherente, exitoso, adherible, pegajoso, popular, escabroso, predeterminado, peliagudo, bochornosoSpanish
- leanailteachScottish Gaelic
- ngingita, kūpiapiaMāori
- ли́пкий, кле́йкийRussian
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