from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. adhesive
- adj. sticky or tacky, of mud, tar, glue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adhesive; -- said of a roof in a mine to which coal clings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sticky; adhesive.
Nigella's basic recipe, however, is interesting in that it's lightened with Greek yoghurt – "as far as authenticity goes, I don't make any claims," she admits, but "homemade hummus can be stodgy and claggy, and I love the tender whippedness that you get in restaurant versions".
Add the cumin and a generous pinch of salt, then gradually tip in enough cooking water to give a soft paste – it should just hold its shape, but not be claggy.
This could be any portrait painter at the easel; indeed the painterly process from charcoal underdrawing to claggy conclusion is the least interesting part of the book, partly because how they are made is so evident in the paintings.
Of the sides we tried, only the baked beans, with their claggy, refried texture, failed to please.
Then there was an anxiety about a lack of water for crops and farm animals, now dry and claggy greyness just seemed part of a more general malaise.
Good Food add marmalade in obedience to their hot toddy theme, while Claire Clark goes for chocolate spread: I can't detect either in the final cakes, unlike Nigella's chestnut purée, which has given her cake an odd, slightly furry, almost claggy texture which I'm not too keen on.
That Schaal's character is the only one who doesn't turn out to be an inspired artist of some kind or other is just one of upsets in an alternatively smooth and claggy product.
Rather than claggy and thick, it's creamy and smooth, and best of all, it stays still, even on stupidly hot afternoons.
Unfortunately the rice at Shiori just ain't all that: cold, claggy, under-flavoured, underwhelming.
"Look, if some claggy louse-about was trying to put his greasey's on your croc, you woulda shivvied him too."