Examples of sticky in a Sentence
The sap is very sticky.
There is a sticky substance on the table.
The paint was still sticky.
The weather was hot and sticky.
Recent Examples of sticky from the Web
In the belly of a machine about the size of an office printer, a plastic roller presses sticky rice onto a bed of seaweed.
This year, scientists tackled the sticky issue of creating strong underwater adhesives by mimicking the way remoras (also known as suckerfish) suction onto sharks.
Hiring professionals such as lawyers, architects, engineers and accountants for government contract work is a sticky issue, one highlighted in a new audit of the Jefferson Parish Finance Authority.
Plenty of sun Saturday, along with southerly winds dragging in hot, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico, will ramp afternoon temperatures up into the upper 70s with slightly sticky conditions.
There were some ideas in there that were viral and sticky: this idea Hampton had of a new kind of blade runner and the idea of a digital girlfriend.
Without stakes to pound, very sticky tape is necessary to secure your tent to the deck floor while the ferry churns toward the next port.
Bake until no longer very sticky but still slightly tacky to the touch, 11/2 to 3 hours.
If the color isn't bright enough or the mixture seems too sticky for lipstick, add a tiny bit of lipstick to the mixture.
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First Known Use of sticky
STICKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sticky for English Language Learners
: having a substance (such as glue or honey) on it that things easily attach to : covered in a substance that things stick to
of a substance : tending to have things attach to it : tending to have things stick to it
: unpleasantly warm and humid
STICKY Defined for Kids
Definition of sticky for Students
- sticky syrup
- My fingers are sticky.
- sticky windows
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