Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being gummy; viscousness.
  • noun An accumulation of gum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being gummy; viscousness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or condition of being gummy.

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

  • noun the property of being cohesive and sticky

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Examples

  • Lower-rated ice creams are less creamy and less flavorful, with flaws such as an artificial taste or gumminess.

    Which ice creams are favored by Americans?

  • The state of pavements, shoe soles and the undersides of school desks look set to improve dramatically in Spain following a government decision to take some of the gumminess out of chewing gum.

    Chewing gum 'too sticky' a problem, says Spanish government

  • 'Industrial food titan and noted purveyor of swell toxins for most of humanity, ConAgra has introduced a new iPhone app, aimed at re-introducing the joy that is Parkay margarine -- AKA whipped monoglycerides and soy lecithin and artificial flavoring and sundry nasty gumminess you should never really put into your body -- to the easily duped masses who love them some retro TV commercial wackiness at the expense of, you know, actual health.

    Mark Morford: New iPhone app for fans of whipped monoglyceride!

  • 'Industrial food titan and noted purveyor of swell toxins for most of humanity, ConAgra has introduced a new iPhone app, aimed at re-introducing the joy that is Parkay margarine -- AKA whipped monoglycerides and soy lecithin and artificial flavoring and sundry nasty gumminess you should never really put into your body -- to the easily duped masses who love them some retro TV commercial wackiness at the expense of, you know, actual health.

    Mark Morford: New iPhone app for fans of whipped monoglyceride!

  • Industrial food titan and noted purveyor of swell toxins for most of humanity, ConAgra has introduced a new iPhone app, aimed at re-introducing the joy that is Parkay margarine -- AKA whipped monoglycerides and soy lecithin and artificial flavoring and sundry nasty gumminess you should never really put into your body -- to the easily duped masses who love them some retro TV commercial wackiness at the expense of, you know, actual health.

    Mark Morford: New iPhone app for fans of whipped monoglyceride!

  • If there was any gumminess to it, Romney would have flung it.

    Romney and McCain tied at 30% each.

  • I totally understand what you mean by “gumminess”.

    the baked brownie, spiced up | smitten kitchen

  • It was chewy with lightly crisped edges and a crackly top and an density that had not confused itself with gumminess, as too many rich brownies do.

    the baked brownie, spiced up | smitten kitchen

  • Cooking the potatoes with their skins on protects the starch granules, reducing the gumminess.

    HOW TO MAKE FLUFFY, "BUTTERY", NO-FAT VEGAN MASHED POTATOES

  • Cooking the potatoes with their skins on protects the starch granules, reducing the gumminess.

    Archive 2008-06-01

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  • Energy required to disintegrate a semi-solid food to a state ready for swallowing. See Still Hungry?

    January 24, 2008