gummy

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adjective gum·my \ˈgə-mē\

Definition of gummy

gummier

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gummiest

  1. 1 :  viscous, sticky

  2. 2a :  consisting of or containing gumb :  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

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First Known Use of gummy

14th century


GUMMY Defined for English Language Learners

gummy

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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

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adjective gum·my \ˈgə-mē\

Definition of gummy for Students

gummier

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gummiest

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


Medical Dictionary

gummy

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adjective gum·my \ˈgəm-ē\

Medical Definition of gummy

gummier

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est

  1. 1:  consisting of or containing gum

  2. 2:  being viscous or sticky



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