adjective, stick·i·er, stick·i·est.
noun, plural stick·ies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stickystick·i·ly, adverbstick·i·ness, nounnon·stick·y, adjectiveun·stick·y, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for sticky
A clay soil may be told by its stickiness; its power to form lumps or masses; its tendency to crack and bake under the hot sun.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.|Ellen Eddy Shaw
The adhesion is brought about not by any stickiness of the materials, for the substance has no such property.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The sun had come out, and the frosty ruts had softened to stickiness.The Copperhead|Harold Frederic
If you want to reach the acme of stickiness, try this stunt.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
Tea was neither greasy nor sticky—grease and stickiness being two of the qualities which Miss Matty could not endure.Cranford|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell