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clingy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of clingy

  1. tending to adhere to objects upon contact <it took forever to clean up the clingy Styrofoam pellets that had been used as packing material for the lamp> Synonyms adherent, adhesive, sticky, gluey, glutinous, gummy, tacky, tenacious, viscidRelated Words gelatinous, gooey, ropy (also ropey), syrupy, viscous; pitchy, tarryNear Antonyms nonviscousAntonyms nonadhesive




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