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adjective sticky pronunciation in British English /ˈstɪki/
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comparativestickier
superlativestickiest
  1. 1
    a sticky substance sticks to other things
    The dough should be soft but not sticky.
    a heavy sticky soil
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    1. a.
      sticky objects are covered with a substance that sticks to things
      I licked my sticky fingers.
      sticky with: His hair was sticky with blood.
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  2. 2
    sticky weather is hot and damp (=with a lot of water in the air)
    a warm and sticky summer afternoon

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stickily

adverb
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stickiness

noun [uncountable]
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