[ gloo-ee ]
/ ˈglu i /

adjective, glu·i·er, glu·i·est.

like glue; viscid; sticky.
full of or smeared with glue.

Origin of gluey

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at glue, -y1
Related formsglu·ey·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for gluey



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper