sticky mud meaning, sticky mud definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( stickier    comparative)   ( stickiest    superlative  )
1       adj   A sticky substance is soft, or thick and liquid, and can stick to other things. Sticky things are covered with a sticky substance.  
...sticky toffee..., If the dough is sticky, add more flour..., Peel away the sticky paper.     
2       adj   A sticky situation involves problems or is embarrassing.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
INFORMAL   usu ADJ n  
Inevitably the transition will yield some sticky moments...     
3       adj   Sticky weather is unpleasantly hot and damp.   (=muggy)  
...four desperately hot, sticky days in the middle of August.     

sticky tape     
Sticky tape is clear sticky tape that is sold in rolls and that you use, for example to stick paper or card together, or to stick things onto a wall.  
  (BRIT)      n-uncount  
in AM, use Scotch tape     
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