gluey

[gloo-ee]
adjective, gluier, gluiest.
1.
like glue; viscid; sticky.
2.
full of or smeared with glue.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see glue, -y1

glueyness, noun
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glue (ɡluː)
 
n
1.  any natural or synthetic adhesive, esp a sticky gelatinous substance prepared by boiling animal products such as bones, skin, and horns
2.  any other sticky or adhesive substance
 
vb , glues, gluing, glueing, glued
3.  (tr) to join or stick together with or as if with glue
 
[C14: from Old French glu, from Late Latin glūs; compare Greek gloios]
 
'gluelike
 
adj
 
'gluer
 
n
 
'gluey
 
adj

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gluey definition


and gluer
  1. n.
    a person, usually a teenager, who sniffs glue. (Drugs.) : Teddy is a gluey. That's why he's failing in school.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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After a week or two, pertussis infection delivers its cruel surprises-thick, gluey mucous and extreme coughing spells.
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