gummy

adjective gum·my \ ˈgə-mē \

Definition of gummy

gummier; gummiest
2 a :consisting of or containing gum
b :covered with gum

gumminess

noun

Examples of gummy in a Sentence

  1. How did you get your hands so gummy?

  2. the outside of the bottle was gummy with old dribbles of salad oil

Recent Examples of gummy from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'gummy.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of gummy

14th century

gummy Synonyms


GUMMY Defined for English Language Learners

gummy

adjective

Definition of gummy for English Language Learners

  • : made of, containing, or covered with gum or a sticky or chewy substance


GUMMY Defined for Kids

gummy

adjective gum·my \ ˈgə-mē \

Definition of gummy for Students

gummier; gummiest
:consisting of or covered with gum or a sticky or chewy substance

Medical Dictionary

gummy

adjective gum·my \ ˈgəm-ē \

medical Definition of gummy

gummier; gummiest
1 :consisting of or containing gum
2 :being viscous or sticky


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gummy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a blind with adjustable horizontal slats

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!