What does the word sticky mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Stickily.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Adhering to a surface; adhesive.

Usage examples for sticky

  1. Occasionally he was given a ride on an early milk- cart, or on one of the newspaper delivery wagons, with its high piles of papers still damp and sticky from the press. – Gallegher and Other Stories by Richard Harding Davis
  2. And then, cutting its way through the thick, sticky waves of the treacle sea, came the hot dragon, melting a way for himself as he came. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit