clingy

[ kling-ee ]
/ ˈklɪŋ i /

adjective, cling·i·er, cling·i·est.

apt to cling; adhesive or tenacious: a clingy fabric.

Origin of clingy

First recorded in 1700–10; cling1 + -y1

Related forms

cling·i·ness, noun
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