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gluey

[gloo-ee] /ˈglu i/
adjective, gluier, gluiest.
1.
like glue; viscid; sticky.
2.
full of or smeared with glue.
Origin of gluey
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at glue, -y1
Related forms
glueyness, noun
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adj.

late 14c., from glue (n.) + -y (2).

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