adjective, cling·i·er, cling·i·est.
Related formscling·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for clingy
Over the years, Miss Piggy has been faulted for her clingy, seemingly obsessive relationship with Kermit the Frog.
Vivian Salama on why Yemenis can't shake their clingy ex-president.
If Karzai were a clingy ex, Obama could then change his phone number or, in the worst-case scenario, file a restraining order.
So true to life that Googling “Aniston” and “clingy” returns over 23,000 results.
The stuff was spongy and sticky and clingy, and he had now sunk deep into it up to his stomach.Zip, the Adventures of a Frisky Fox Terrier|Frances Trego Montgomery
I hed a gown o' thet once: it was drefful kind o' clingy stuff.Mercy Philbrick's Choice|Helen Hunt Jackson
And when he had made up his mind what to do he gritted his teeth and put both arms about the Clingy Thing.Princeton Stories|Jesse Lynch Williams
She was as remote as the stars, he knew, yet a moment before he had felt her soft, clingy scarf blowing against his face.God's Green Country|Ethel M. Chapman