gummy

adjective
gum·​my | \ ˈgə-mē How to pronounce gummy (audio) \
gummier; gummiest

Definition of gummy

2a : consisting of or containing gum
b : covered with gum

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Other Words from gummy

gumminess noun

Examples of gummy in a Sentence

How did you get your hands so gummy? the outside of the bottle was gummy with old dribbles of salad oil

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First Known Use of gummy

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of gummy was in the 14th century

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gummy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of gummy

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

gummy

adjective
gum·​my | \ ˈgə-mē How to pronounce gummy (audio) \
gummier; gummiest

Kids Definition of gummy

: consisting of or covered with gum or a sticky or chewy substance

gummy

adjective
gum·​my | \ ˈgəm-ē How to pronounce gummy (audio) \
gummier; gummiest

Medical Definition of gummy

1 : consisting of or containing gum
2 : being viscous or sticky

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