sticky ( 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.
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 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.
in AM, use Scotch tape
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