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gluey

[gloo-ee] /ˈglu i/
adjective, gluier, gluiest.
1.
like glue; viscid; sticky.
2.
full of or smeared with glue.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see glue, -y1
Related forms
glueyness, noun
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Examples for gluey
  • After a week or two, pertussis infection delivers its cruel surprises-thick, gluey mucous and extreme coughing spells.
Word Origin and History for gluey
adj.

late 14c., from glue (n.) + -y (2).

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