verb (used without object), clung [kluhng], /klʌŋ/, cling·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM clingclinger, nouncling·ing·ly, adverbcling·ing·ness, nounun·cling·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for cling
To belittle her as a thumper/clinger is to diminish many hardworking folks in the heart of the nation.Sarah Palin's Calling the Shots for the 2012 GOP Field|Mark McKinnon|May 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Around its neck was a pea clinger, which formed a perfect noose.
She was a Clinger, who would curl around the nearest support like a morning glory vine.The Campfire Girls Go Motoring|Hildegard G. Frey
They once were the coats or outside garment of a swimmer or a clinger of the sea.Lord Dolphin|Harriet A. Cheever