Synonyms of sticky in English:

sticky


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adjective

1‘sticky tape’

SYNONYMS
adhesive, adherent, gummed
rare tenacious

2‘too much water made the clay sticky and difficult to work’

SYNONYMS
glutinous, viscous, viscid
gluey, tacky, gummy, treacly, syrupy
mucilaginous
British claggy
Scottish, Northern English clarty
informal gooey, gloopy, cloggy, gungy, icky
North American informal gloppy
rare viscoid
ANTONYMS

dry

3‘an unusually hot and sticky summer’

SYNONYMS
humid, muggy, close, sultry, sweltering, steamy, oppressive, airless, stifling, suffocating, sweaty, soupy, like a Turkish bath, like a sauna
British dialect claggy
ANTONYMS

fresh, cool

4‘thanks for getting me out of a very sticky situation’

SYNONYMS
awkward, difficult, tricky, ticklish, problematic, delicate, touch-and-go, embarrassing, sensitive, uncomfortable
informal hairy
ANTONYMS

easy