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adjective as in sticky, gummy


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The way the cookie turns “soft and gooey” when dunked in milk or water did appeal to one taster, who said, “I can dig it.”

They were rolled in sugar, chewy on the inside, crunchy around the edges, and studded with gooey chocolate kisses.

A few years ago my mom switched from the recipe on the back of a Hershey’s chip bag to this one from Smitten Kitchen, which has far fewer ingredients and really ups the gooey, fudgy factor.

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How many times have you sat down to a meal with a friend and suggested ordering, oh, I don’t know—say a gooey, delicious pizza—only to be told by your dining companion that he or she is “trying to eat less dairy.”

That protein is needed to form the fondue’s gooey structure and also to hold onto all of the cheese’s delicious butterfat.

Waiters hoisting massive, gooey hazelnut dacquoise cakes spoon-feed the dancing guests encircling the stage.

Never mind that what I was being offered was thick, black, and gooey, like the dude had just dipped a spoon into bike grease.

“It was so awful and sentimental and gooey,” he told The Hollywood Reporter.

Inside it is soft and gooey but someday it will grow into something wonderful.

A stuntman in a fire suit, gooey with fire repellant, naturally.

As for Mabel, she was one of them gushy, goo-gooey kind of girls, and she was as struck with the shebang as her dad.

She started to come unglued again but stopped the dissolving process just before the wet and gooey stage set in.

We used to write gooey love letters to each other saying how much we missed each other.

All juicy or "gooey" fruits or cakes are best eaten with a fork, but in most cases it is a matter of dexterity.

Rather sit still and suck up that green gooey than do anything.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gooey, such as: soft, viscous, adhesive, gluey, glutinous, and mucilaginous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.