Glutinous

  • 1 glutinous — ► ADJECTIVE 1) like glue in texture; sticky. 2) excessively sentimental; sickly: glutinous ballads. DERIVATIVES glutinously adverb. ORIGIN Latin glutinosus, from gluten glue …

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  • 2 Glutinous — Glu ti*nous, a. [L. glutinosus, fr. gluten glue: cf. F. glutineux. See {Gluten}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of the nature of glue; resembling glue; viscous; viscid; adhesive; gluey. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Havig a moist and adhesive or sticky surface,… …

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  • 3 glutinous — index cohesive (sticking) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 glutinous — of the nature of glue, early 15c. (implied c.1400 in glutinosity), from L. glutinosus gluey, viscous, tenacious, from gluten (gen. glutinis) “glue” (see GLUE (Cf. glue)) …

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  • 5 glutinous — [glo͞ot′ n əs] adj. [ME < L glutinosus < gluten: see GLUTEN] gluey; sticky glutinously adv …

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  • 6 glutinous — [[t]glu͟ːtɪnəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is glutinous is very sticky. The sauce was glutinous and tasted artificial. ...soft and glutinous mud …

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  • 7 glutinous — glu|ti|nous [ˈglu:tınəs US tn əs] adj very sticky ▪ glutinous mud …

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  • 8 glutinous — adjective a glutinous white liquid Syn: sticky, viscous, viscid, tacky, gluey, gummy, treacly; adhesive; informal gooey, cloggy, gloppy …

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  • 9 glutinous — /ˈglutənəs / (say gloohtuhnuhs) adjective of the nature of glue; gluey; viscid; sticky: *They were eating something dark and glutinous, with green, spinach shaped leaves floating in it. –ruth park, 1949. {Latin glūtinōsus gluey, viscous}… …

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  • 10 glutinous — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin glutinosus, from glutin , gluten Date: 15th century having the quality of glue ; gummy • glutinously adverb …

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  • 11 glutinous — adj. [L. glutinosus, sticky] Having a slimy or sticky surface …

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  • 12 glutinous — glutinously, adv. glutinousness, glutinosity /glooht n os i tee/, n. /glooht n euhs/, adj. of the nature of glue; gluey; viscid; sticky. [1375 1425; late ME; < L glutinosus gluey, sticky. See GLUTEN, OUS] * * * …

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  • 13 glutinous — adjective a) glue like, sticky, viscid. b) Of the nature of gluten …

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  • 14 glutinous — Sticky. * * * glu·ti·nous glüt nəs, ən əs adj having the quality of glue esp. in physical properties * * * glu·ti·nous (glooґtĭ nəs) [L. glutinosus] sticky; adhesive; gluey; viscid …

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  • 15 Glutinous — Клейкий …

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  • 16 glutinous — Synonyms and related words: adherent, adhesive, amylaceous, bulldogged, bulldoggish, bulldoggy, bullheaded, clabbered, clammy, clingy, clotted, coagulated, curdled, doughy, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, gooey,… …

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  • 17 glutinous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having a heavy, gluey quality: mucilaginous, viscid, viscose, viscous. See SOLID …

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  • 18 glutinous — glu|ti|nous [ glutnəs ] adjective thick and sticky, often in an unpleasant way …

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  • 19 glutinous — glu·ti·nous || gluːtɪnÉ™s adj. of or resembling glue, sticky, viscid, gluey …

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  • 20 glutinous —    Of the nature of glue; sticky; viscid. Also see adhesives …

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