gummy

[guhm-ee]
adjective, gummier, gummiest.
1.
of, resembling, or of the consistency of gum; viscid; mucilaginous.
2.
covered with or clogged by gum or sticky matter.
3.
exuding gum.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see gum1, -y1

gumminess, noun
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gummy1 (ˈɡʌmɪ)
 
adj , -mier, -miest
1.  sticky or tacky
2.  consisting of, coated with, or clogged by gum or a similar substance
3.  producing gum
 
[C14: from gum1 + -y1]
 
'gumminess1
 
n

gummy2 (ˈɡʌmɪ)
 
adj , -mier, -miest
1.  toothless; not showing one's teeth
 
n , -mier, -miest, -mies
2.  (Austral) a small crustacean-eating shark, Mustelus antarcticus, with bony ridges resembling gums in its mouth
3.  (NZ) an old ewe that has lost its incisor teeth
 
[C20: from gum² + -y1]
 
'gummily2
 
adv

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Example sentences
The gummy edge makes it easy to prop the tablet up on a table or desk, or even
  those fold-out tray tables on the airplane.
Electric extruding machines don't work the dough long enough, and the pasta
  they make is often gummy and unpleasant.
The tempura had large chunks of partly cut vegetables harboring gummy batter in
  the cracks.
Gummy bears were abandoned because they stuck to the monkeys' teeth.
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