clinging

  • 1 clinging — index adhesion (affixing), coadunate, coherent (joined), cohesive (sticking) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Clinging — Cling Cling (kl[i^]ng), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clung} (kl[u^]ng), {Clong} (kl[o^]ng), Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clinging}.] [AS. clingan to adhere, to wither; akin to Dan. klynge to cluster, crowd. Cf. {Clump}.] To adhere closely; to stick; to hold… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 clinging — adj. Clinging is used with these nouns: ↑dress …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 4 clinging — clingy UK [ˈklɪŋɪ] / US or clinging UK [ˈklɪŋɪŋ] / US adjective Word forms clingy : adjective clingy comparative clingier superlative clingiest informal 1) wanting to be with another person all the time in a way that is annoying 2) fitting in a… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 clinging — clingy [ˈklɪŋi] or clinging [ˈklɪŋɪŋ] adj informal a clingy child or person wants to be with another person all the time …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 6 clinging — Synonyms and related words: adhering, adhesion, agglutinate, bond, cleaving, cling, coherence, coherent, cohering, cohesion, cohesive, grasping, gripping, holding, holding together, keeping, retentive, sticking, stuck, tenacious …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 clinging — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Persistently holding to something: fast, firm1, secure, tenacious, tight. See FREE, TIGHTEN …

    English dictionary for students

  • 8 clinging — cling·ing || klɪŋɪŋ n. holding on; sticking, adhering; staying close; remaining faithful klɪŋ v. hang on to; stick to, adhere to; stay close to; remain faithful to …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 clinging to — adhering to, holding fast to …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 CLINGING — …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 Clinging to a Scheme — Studio album by The Radio Dept. Released April 19, 2010 …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 clinging vine — ☆ clinging vine [kliŋ′iŋ ] n. a woman regarded as helpless and dependent in her relationship with a man …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 clinging vine — {n.} A very dependent woman; a woman who needs much love and encouragement from a man. * /Mary is a clinging vine; she cannot do anything without her husband./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 clinging vine — {n.} A very dependent woman; a woman who needs much love and encouragement from a man. * /Mary is a clinging vine; she cannot do anything without her husband./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15 clinging\ vine — noun A very dependent woman; a woman who needs much love and encouragement from a man. Mary is a clinging vine; she cannot do anything without her husband …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 16 clinging bat — paprastasis ilgapirštis šikšnosparnis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Miniopterus schreibersi angl. bent winged bat; clinging bat; long fingered bat; long winged bat; Schreibers’ bat; Schreibers’ long …

    Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • 17 clinging bats — ilgapirščiai šikšnosparniai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 8 rūšys. Paplitimo arealas – Afrika, Madagaskaras, P. Europa, P. Azija, Filipinai, Indonezija, Naujoji Gvinėja su smulkiomis aplinkinėmis… …

    Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • 18 clinging vine — Informal. a person who behaves in a helpless and dependent manner in relationships with others. [1960 65, Amer.] * * * clinging vine, a woman who tends to be dependent on a man or a child who is too dependent upon its mother. * * * a person who… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 clinging vine — Informal. a person who behaves in a helpless and dependent manner in relationships with others. [1960 65, Amer.] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 20 clinging carcinoma of breast — a rare form of ductal carcinoma in situ …

    Medical dictionary


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