Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Viscous and adhesive, as glue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Viscous; glutinous; of the nature of, or like, glue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like glue; viscous; glutinous; sticky.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having the sticky properties of an adhesive

Etymologies

glue +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The squid was horribly wet, my first real disaster trying frozen seafood, and it needed to be dusted with flour -- only it was so wet it became clumped in gluey flour and basically turned into calamari.

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  • In order to have an ABC with an extensible set of derived classes, you need some kind of gluey factory layer to let you use the new derivatives without breaking the abstraction.

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  • There is a lot of the horrible, bland, sort of gluey atole, then there are many, many delicious, slightly sweetened and flovored atoles.

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  • I like Martha's advice about rinsing the starch off before adding the pasta it to the dish: it helps to keep it separate, rather than clumped together in one gluey mass.

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  • After a mere hour at a "quick boil", my pan boils dry, and I'm forced to move on to the next stage of the recipe, tipping the gluey mass into a dish, and sprinkling with a quite impressive amount of parmesan cheese and butter.

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  • I know I make myself out to be some, like super domestic guru or something (no – this is NOT another joke), but sometimes the things I cook end up tasting like undercooked, tasteless, gluey crap.

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  • But in the gluey atmosphere of Bullet Park no birds sing.

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  • The ground was heavy that day, and though that won't be the case this afternoon, it will certainly be demanding, as sunshine on the turf tends to make it gluey before it makes it fast.

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  • Not the reasons it sucked me in exactly, or even what I think are the best parts of it, but the gluey things that make it a show I enjoy watching even when they're having a bit of a naff episode.

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  • "Look," she says, in her gluey comedy Russian accent.

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