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- sticky (adj.)
- 1727, "adhesive, inclined to stick," from stick (v.) + -y (2). An Old English word for this was clibbor. First recorded 1864 in the sense of "sentimental;" of situations, 1915 with the meaning "difficult." Of weather, "hot and humid," from 1895. Sticky wicket is 1952, from British slang, in reference to cricket. Related: Stickily; stickiness.
- 1. They pried open a sticky can of blue paint.
- 2. Arminius also came to a sticky end, murdered by his own troops.
- 3. Sticky weather in May and June clobbered sales of Thorntons' chocolates.
- 4. Everywhere in the house was a sticky trail of orange juice.
- 5. This sticky compound adheres well on this surface.
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