What does the word gummy mean?

Usage examples for gummy

  1. When the outer covering of seeds of water lilies, arums, and others are broken, the gummy secretion is very likely to adhere to the feathers, or fur, or feet of animals. – Seed Dispersal by William J. Beal
  2. The finger of the skeleton is thick with the beastly, gummy stuff to- night. – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew