What does the word adhesive mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Adhering; clinging; sticky.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Something that causes adhesion.

Usage examples for adhesive

  1. At the most scorching times of the day, they continue supple, elastic and more and more adhesive. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  2. Able to do, as adhesive, etc. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  3. Outside the show- yard, too, the streets were lined with long rows of nondescripts, scraping the adhesive clay off the shoes of the people leaving the show. – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory