Definition of stickiness in English:



  • See sticky

    • ‘‘When you have very finely milled starch and sugar together the effect on teeth can be worse than sugar, perhaps because of the stickiness,’ he said.’
    • ‘So that's how I spent the afternoon - gently devouring sweet red hearts on a sunny Sunday afternoon, savouring the stickiness - I can think of many worse ways to spend my time.’
    • ‘Yesterday, with both hands covered in stickiness and occupied cutting the wax capping from the top of the honeycomb, a lump of wax containing honey flew onto my leg and started running down in a nasty tickly way.’
    • ‘It also helps raise the levels of ‘good’ cholesterol and reduces platelet stickiness, helping to guard against the risk of heart disease and stroke.’
    • ‘A spot check on the rice produced exemplary grains, glossy and lustrous with the requisite stickiness, deliciously impregnated with the velvety richness of coconut milk.’