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
I've had homemade congee, so I know that it's often like that, but the one in the can which I've bought many times was more glutinous, which is why I liked it.
Loh mai kai aka glutinous rice with soy sauce and chicken
They are laid in the shape of a broad, short ribbon, pressed between the mantle and the shell, and, passing out, cover the outside of the shell, over which they are rolled up, with a kind of glutinous envelope, -- for the eggs are held together by a soft glutinous substance.
And there are some, I suppose, who favour a kind of glutinous yellow composition, neither reactionary nor progressive, but something betwixt and between.
I observed that he took out of one of these vessels a little box of a certain wood, which I knew not, and put it into his breast; but first shewed me that it contained only a kind of glutinous ointment.
Consider this sentence: “The very last thing I would call that glutinous mess they served for desert is tempting.”
This can certainly be turned into “Tempting is the very last thing I would call that glutinous mess they served for desert.”
Gielgud won an Oscar for the film a case where Oscar repaid an actor for an entire career and the glutinous theme song by Christopher Cross took the award for best song.
Zhan Yan/Xinhua/Zuma Press A cook made Yuan Xiao, traditional food served for the Lantern Festival, made from glutinous rice flour and sweet stuffing, at a shop in Taiyuan, north China's Shanxi province.
Turning off your lights for one hour while living the 8759 hours a year in a glutinous wasteful western lifestyle is what is really sad.