Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being gluey; viscidity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Viscidity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being gluey.

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

  • n. the property of being cohesive and sticky

Etymologies

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gluey +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Maybe mushrooms won't make you live forever, but most varieties are rich in antioxidants and beta-glucan -- the same cholesterol-controlling substance in oatmeal but without oatmeal's glueyness.

    Ellen Kanner: Meatless Monday: Local, Sustainable and Other Labels

  • American recipes take a more gentle approach, sieving mealy varieties and carefully stirring in liquid and fat to avoid excessive cell damage, starch release, and glueyness.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • A bit thicker than the advertised cracker-thin, the crust is toasty bottomed and only lightly cornmealy, and there's nary a hint of glueyness topside-the perfect canvas for the ballsy sauce and bubbling cheese, baked to the very brink of browning.

    Chicago Reader

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