Definition of gumminess in US English:

gumminess

noun

  • See gummy

    • ‘When cooked, okra develops a gumminess that makes it a good thickener for soups and stews.’
    • ‘However, too much stabilizer will result in gumminess and affect the final texture.’
    • ‘One thing all types of okra have in common is their gumminess, which is actually a feature of some Creole and Cajun dishes.’
    • ‘To reduce the degree of gumminess in a product that currently shows that characteristic, several factors should be considered.’
    • ‘Filé, a powder made from sassafras, may be used to add more gumminess.’

Pronunciation

gumminess

/ˈɡəminəs//ˈɡəmēnəs/