gummy

Part of speech: noun

Gumminess.

Part of speech: adjective

Like or covered with gum; viscous; sticky.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Thomas W. Hanshew.
  3. Pray, tell me, what are those gummy flabs at the sides of your head? - "Life in a Thousand Worlds", William Shuler Harris.