Definition for clung (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), clung, cling·ing.
Origin of cling1
Related formscling·er, nouncling·ing·ly, adverbcling·ing·ness, nounun·cling·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for clung
Sierra had clung to life for seven weeks before finally succumbing to her wound.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap|Michael Daly|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Kate has clung to her middle-class roots and middle-class ideas of child-rearing defiantly.
The first run, I just clung to the fence as the bulls passed.
With more than 88 percent of precincts reporting, Hanna clung to a six-point lead.Rockefeller Republicans Surge in New York Primaries|David Freedlander|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike every other island in the region that abandoned sugar production generations ago, St. Kitts clung to it until recently.
She clung to the thought of the happiness he could give her.A Bachelor Husband|Ruby M. Ayres
They sought each other with eager arms, clung together, pressing close, without further speech.The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro
She clung to him in an agony of dread lest he should go, and her sobs grew less frequent.The Master of the Ceremonies|George Manville Fenn
It took her a long time to go upstairs; her head whirled, and if she had not clung to the baluster she would have fallen.Amabel Channice|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
She is a brave girl, and she loves the Lion (Leo); thou sawest how she clung to him, and saved his life.She|H. Rider Haggard