from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Consisting of or containing gum.
  • adjective Covered or clogged with or as if with gum.
  • adjective Having the texture or properties of gum; sticky and viscid.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of gum; of the nature of gum; viscous; adhesive.
  • Impregnated with gum; giving out gum; covered with or clogged by gum or viscous matter.
  • In pathology, pertaining to or having the nature of a gumma; gummatous.
  • Having an accumulation of gum, or matter resembling gum; stuffy; puffy; swollen.

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

  • adjective Consisting of gum; viscous; adhesive; producing or containing gum; covered with gum or a substance resembling gum.
  • adjective (Med.) a gumma.

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

  • adjective Showing the gums.
  • noun Australia Short for gummy shark.
  • noun Australia, New Zealand A sheep that is losing or has lost its teeth.
  • adjective Resembling gum (the substance).
  • noun usually in the plural A gummy candy.

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

  • adjective covered with adhesive gum
  • adjective having the sticky properties of an adhesive


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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