A man instinctively is drawn to the clinging-vine type of female.
They are a wonderfully level-headed group, these telephone girls, wonderfully unlike their clinging-vine Victorian grandmothers.
We used that word at Gresham to describe the girls who have a leaning, clinging-vine way of flopping on you.
She looked as if she could be very intense, though she was of that clinging-vine variety of young woman.
That little subdued, clinging-vine air she has 191 is most appealing to his type.