gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscous(adj)
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, sticky(adj)
hot or warm and humid
"muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather"
awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable(adj)
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.
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
Examples of sticky in a Sentence
The revenue stream for Microsoft is extremely sticky.
This partnership with Toyota will keep Grab's platform 'sticky' and give drivers less incentive to switch to competitors, this is Grab's edge over the long-run.
It puts the grinders in a sticky situation as they will have to buy larger quantities from smaller firms, thereby increasing their risk.
She did suffer from quite severe gum disease that led to a lot of her teeth coming out, and we think being fed sticky sweets by children for 20 years probably didn't help.
The attorney general will have to look at these resolutions and determine whether the counties can implement them, i think this puts our law enforcement in a sticky situation.
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Translations for sticky
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- adherente, exitoso, pegajoso, popular, escabroso, bochornoso, peliagudo, predeterminado, adheribleSpanish
- leanailteachScottish Gaelic
- ngingita, kūpiapiaMāori
- кле́йкий, ли́пкийRussian
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