viscid

adjective
vis·​cid | \ˈvi-səd \

Definition of viscid 

1a : having an adhesive quality : sticky

b : having a glutinous consistency : viscous

2 : covered with a sticky layer

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Other Words from viscid

viscidity \ vi-​ˈsi-​də-​tē \ noun
viscidly \ ˈvi-​səd-​lē \ adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms for viscid

Synonyms

ropy (also ropey), syrupy, thick, viscous

Antonyms

runny, soupy, thin, watery

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Examples of viscid in a Sentence

honey that turned even more viscid in the cold

First Known Use of viscid

1635, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for viscid

Late Latin viscidus, from Latin viscum birdlime — more at viscous

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viscid

adjective
vis·​cid | \ˈvis-əd \

Medical Definition of viscid 

1 : having an adhesive quality

2 : having a glutinous consistency : viscous

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