Synonyms of sticky in English:

sticky


See definition of sticky

adjective

1‘sticky tape’

SYNONYMS

adhesive, adherent, gummed

rare tenacious

2‘too much water made the clay sticky and difficult to work’

SYNONYMS

glutinous, viscous, viscid

gluey, tacky, gummy, treacly, syrupy

mucilaginous

British claggy

Northern English Scottish clarty

informal gooey, gloopy, cloggy, gungy, icky

North American informal gloppy

rare viscoid

ANTONYMS

dry

3‘an unusually hot and sticky summer’

SYNONYMS

humid, muggy, close, sultry, sweltering, steamy, oppressive, airless, stifling, suffocating, sweaty, soupy, like a Turkish bath, like a sauna

ANTONYMS

fresh, cool

4‘thanks for getting me out of a very sticky situation’

SYNONYMS

awkward, difficult, tricky, ticklish, problematic, delicate, touch-and-go, embarrassing, sensitive, uncomfortable

informal hairy

ANTONYMS

easy