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Thick and sticky:‘cloggy mud’
sticky, gummy, glue-like, gluey, adhesive, tacky, adhering, adherent, sticking, clinging, treacly, syrupyView synonyms
- ‘The day after Thanksgiving is the single 'cloggiest' day of the year for America's drains.’
- ‘In Turkey, the underneath of the cars was covered in a coating of cloggy clay, so cleaning them afterwards wasn't much fun!’
- ‘Another, thing that causes leaves to brown off the outer edges is prolonged periods of wilting in the hot sun, or in very cloggy soils.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.