Synonyms for (adjective) sticky

Synonyms: sticky, gummy, gluey, glutinous, viscid, viscous, pasty, mucilaginous

Definition: having the sticky properties of an adhesive

Similar words: adhesive

Definition: tending to adhere


Synonyms: sticky

Definition: covered with an adhesive material

Similar words: adhesive

Definition: tending to adhere


Synonyms: awkward, unenviable, sticky, embarrassing

Definition: hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment

Usage: awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion; an awkward pause followed his remark; a sticky question; in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign

Similar words: difficult, hard

Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?


Synonyms: muggy, steamy, sticky

Definition: hot or warm and humid

Usage: muggy weather; the steamy tropics; sticky weather

Similar words: wet

Definition: covered or soaked with a liquid such as water

Usage: a wet bathing suit; wet sidewalks; wet weather


Synonyms: sticky

Definition: moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body

Usage: felt sticky and chilly at the same time

Similar words: wet

Definition: covered or soaked with a liquid such as water

Usage: a wet bathing suit; wet sidewalks; wet weather