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See definition of clingy on Dictionary.com
  • as inadhesive
  • as intenacious

synonyms for clingy

  • gummy
  • sticky
  • adherent
  • holding
  • hugging
  • pasty
  • adhering
  • agglutinant
  • attaching
  • clinging
  • gelatinous
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • gummed
  • mucilaginous
  • resinous
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • waxy
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antonyms for clingy

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  • loose
  • open
  • separated
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How to use clingy in a sentence

They can be irritable or clingy and have meltdowns over seemingly tiny things.
KIDS ARE FEELING ANXIETY ABOUT A ‘RETURN TO NORMAL’MELINDA WENNER MOYERJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It retained some sweat on sweltering runs, but it never got saturated and clingy.
MY FAVORITE SWEAT-WICKING WORKOUT SHIRT FOR HOT WEATHERGRAHAM AVERILLMAY 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Malaria parasites survive tough times by not being too clingy.
HOW MALARIA PARASITES HIDE FROM THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEMERIN GARCIA DE JESUSOCTOBER 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
And when he had made up his mind what to do he gritted his teeth and put both arms about the Clingy Thing.
PRINCETON STORIESJESSE LYNCH WILLIAMS
She was as remote as the stars, he knew, yet a moment before he had felt her soft, clingy scarf blowing against his face.
GOD'S GREEN COUNTRYETHEL M. CHAPMAN
I hed a gown o' thet once: it was drefful kind o' clingy stuff.
MERCY PHILBRICK'S CHOICEHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The stuff was spongy and sticky and clingy, and he had now sunk deep into it up to his stomach.
ZIP, THE ADVENTURES OF A FRISKY FOX TERRIERFRANCES TREGO MONTGOMERY
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CLINGY

  • adherent
  • adhering
  • agglutinant
  • attaching
  • clinging
  • clingy
  • gelatinous
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • gummed
  • gummy
  • holding
  • hugging
  • mucilaginous
  • pasty
  • resinous
  • sticky
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • waxy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.