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sticky
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sticky /'stiki/
  • tính từ
    • dính; sánh; bầy nhầy, nhớp nháp
    • khó tính, khó khăn (tính nết)
      • to be very sticky about something: làm khó làm dễ cái gì 3 (từ lóng)
    • hết sức khó chịu, rất đau đớn
      • to come to a sticky end: chết một cách rất đau đớn
    • nóng và ẩm nồm (thời tiết)
Concise Dictionary
stickier|stickiest'stɪkɪ
adj.
+having the sticky properties of an adhesive
+moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body
+hot or warm and humid
+hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
+covered with an adhesive material

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 gluey, gummy, viscous, tacky, glutinous, viscid, Colloq gooey:
Children, please keep your sticky fingers off the car windows.
2 awkward, ticklish, tricky, sensitive, delicate, uncomfortable, discomfiting, discomforting, embarrassing, Slang hairy:
Inviting Steve with his ex-wife might be a bit sticky, don't you think?
3 humid, clammy, dank, damp, muggy, close, sultry, oppressive, sweltering:
The weather was oppressive and sticky, and they kept the fan on constantly.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective (stickier, stickiest)
1 made of or covered in a substance that sticks to things that touch it: sticky fingers covered in jam + Stir in the milk to make a soft but not sticky dough.
2 (of paper, labels, etc.) with glue on one side so that you can stick it to a surface
3 (informal) (of the weather) hot and damp: a sticky, humid afternoon
4 (informal) (of a person) feeling hot and uncomfortable
Synonym: SWEATY
She felt hot and sticky after six hours on the bus.
5 (informal) difficult or unpleasant: a sticky problem / situation + Their relationship is going through a sticky patch and they've decided to have counselling.
stickily adverb stickiness noun [U]
Idioms: have sticky fingers (informal) to be likely to steal sth
a sticky wicket (BrE, informal) a difficult situation
more at END n.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be, feel | become, go

ADV.

horribly, really, very
covered in a horribly sticky mess
| all
The rubber's gone all sticky.
| a bit, rather, slightly
The paint was still slightly sticky.

PREP.

with
His hair was sticky with blood.


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