clingy

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cling

 (klĭng)
intr.v. clung (klŭng), cling·ing, clings
1. To hold fast or adhere to something, as by grasping, sticking, embracing, or entwining: clung to the rope to keep from falling; fabrics that cling to the body.
2. To remain close; resist separation: We clung together in the storm.
3. To remain emotionally attached; hold on: clinging to outdated customs.
n.
A clingstone fruit.

[Middle English clingen, from Old English clingan.]

cling′er n.
cling′y adj.

cling•y

(ˈklɪŋ i)

adj. cling•i•er, cling•i•est.
apt to cling; adhesive or tenacious: a clingy fabric.
[1700–10]
cling′i•ness, n.
Translations
ragadóstapadós

clingy

[ˈklɪŋɪ] ADJ
1. [person] → pegajoso
2. [clothes] → ceñido

clingy

[ˈklɪŋi] adj
(= clinging) [child] → dépendant(e); [adult] → collant(e)
[clothes] → moulant(e)

clingy

adj (+er) personanhänglich; thinghaftend
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