Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of the nature of or resembling glue; sticky.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. glue-like, sticky, viscid.
  • adj. Of the nature of gluten.
  • adj. Containing gluten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the nature of glue; resembling glue; viscous; viscid; adhesive; gluey.
  • adj. Havig a moist and adhesive or sticky surface, as a leaf or gland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the quality of glue; resembling glue; viscous; viscid; tenacious.
  • Covered with a sticky exudation; viscid.
  • Also glutinose.

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

  • adj. having the sticky properties of an adhesive

Etymologies

Middle English, from Latin glūtinōsus, from glūten, glūtin-, glue.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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