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gum·my

 (gŭm′ē)
adj. gum·mi·er, gum·mi·est
1. Consisting of or containing gum.
2. Covered or clogged with or as if with gum.
3. Having the texture or properties of gum; sticky and viscid.

gum′mi·ness n.

gummy

(ˈɡʌmɪ)
adj, -mier or -miest
1. sticky or tacky
2. consisting of, coated with, or clogged by gum or a similar substance
3. (Botany) producing gum
[C14: from gum1 + -y1]
ˈgumminess n

gummy

(ˈɡʌmɪ)
adj, -mier or -miest
(Dentistry) toothless; not showing one's teeth
n, pl -mies
1. (Animals) Austral a small crustacean-eating shark, Mustelus antarcticus, with bony ridges resembling gums in its mouth
2. (Zoology) NZ an old ewe that has lost its incisor teeth
[C20: from gum2 + -y1]
ˈgummily adv

gum•my

(ˈgʌm i)

adj. -mi•er, -mi•est.
1. of, resembling, or of the consistency of gum; viscid; mucilaginous.
2. covered with or clogged by sticky matter.
3. exuding gum.
[1350–1400]
gum′mi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gummy - having the sticky properties of an adhesive
adhesive - tending to adhere
2.gummy - covered with adhesive gum
adhesive - tending to adhere

gummy

adjective sticky, tacky, adhesive, gluey, viscid There was gummy stuff all over the pages of the magazine.

gummy

adjective
Having the property of adhering:
Translations
صَمْغي، دَبِق، لَزِق
lepkavý
klæbrigklistret
nyúlósragacsos
gúmmíkenndur
yapışkanzamklı

gummy

[ˈgʌmɪ] ADJgomoso

gummy

adj (+er) substance, surface, foodklebrig; eyesverklebt

gum2

(gam) noun
1. a sticky juice got from some trees and plants.
2. a glue. We can stick these pictures into the book with gum.
3. a type of sweet. a fruit gum.
4. chewing-gum. He chews gum when he is working.
verbpast tense, past participle gummed
to glue with gum. I'll gum this bit on to the other one.
ˈgummy adjective
ˈgumminess noun

gummy

a. pegajoso-a, gomoso-a, viscoso-a.
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With summer, the big issue is water, and all day I was acutely aware of my body dehydrating as my mouth felt gummier and saliva became harder to generate.
Some recipes call only for semolina, but it's worth battling it out with the drier and more unwieldy bulgur, since semolina-only dumplings tended to be gummier and heavier, whereas bulgur fills with air.