gum´mi|ness

gum´mi|ness
gum|my1 «GUHM ee», adjective, -mi|er, -mi|est.
1. sticky like gum; viscid. SYNONYM(S): viscous, mucilaginous.
2. covered with gum.
3. giving off gum: »

the gummy bark of a fir or pine.

4. swollen, as if by gumlike matter: »

gummy ankles.

gum´mi|ness, noun.
gum|my2 «GUHM ee», adjective.
= gummatous. (Cf.gummatous)
gum|my3 «GUHM ee», noun (plural). -mies.
any one of several small sharks found in Australian waters. Some species are edible.
[< gum2 + -y2]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • gum|my — gum|my1 «GUHM ee», adjective, mi|er, mi|est. 1. sticky like gum; viscid. SYNONYM(S): viscous, mucilaginous. 2. covered with gum. 3. giving off gum: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • gum — al·gum; be·gum; boo·gum; clag·gum; de·gum; gum; gum·boot·ed; gum·bo·til; gum·by; gum·drop·py; gum·har; gum·lah; gum·less; gum·lie; gum·ma; gum·mif·er·ous; gum·mi·ly; gum·mi·ness; gum·mite; gum·mo·sis; gum·mous; ju·gum; kor·ri·gum; man·gum;… …   English syllables

  • gumminess — gum·mi·ness …   English syllables

  • gummy — gum•my [[t]ˈgʌm i[/t]] adj. mi•er, mi•est 1) of, resembling, or of the consistency of gum; viscid; mucilaginous 2) covered with or clogged by sticky matter 3) exuding gum • Etymology: 1350–1400 gum′mi•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Gumminess — Gum mi*ness, n. The state or quality of being gummy; viscousness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tar — ac·e·tar·i·ous; ac·ro·tar·si·al; ac·ro·tar·si·um; acu·ti·plan·tar; al·mu·can·tar; al·pha·be·tar·i·an; al·tar; al·tar·age; al·tar·ist; an·i·mal·i·tar·i·an·ism; an·tiq·ui·tar·i·an; ar·ma·men·tar·i·um; as·tar·te; at·tar; au·tar·chic;… …   English syllables

  • ma — abo·ma; ab·o·ma·sal; ab·o·ma·sum; abro·ma; ab·u·ku·ma·lite; abu·lo·ma·nia; acan·tho·chei·lo·ne·ma; ac·an·tho·ma; acan·tho·so·ma; ac·cla·ma·tion; ac·cli·ma·ta·tion; ac·cli·ma·tion; ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion; ac·cli·ma·tize; acel·da·ma; acho·ma·wi;… …   English syllables

  • ri — abac·te·ri·al; ab·de·ri·an; ab·ka·ri; ac·an·thop·te·ri; ac·an·thu·ri·dae; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·ces·so·ri·al; ac·ces·so·ri·us; ac·ci·pit·ri·dae; ac·cus·a·to·ri·al; acera·the·ri·um;… …   English syllables

  • er — er·i·an·thus; er·ic; er·i·ca; er·i·ca·ce·ae; er·i·cad; er·i·ca·les; er·i·ce·tal; er·i·ce·tic·o·lous; er·i·coid; er·i·co·phyte; erig·er·on; er·i·glos·sa; er·ik·ite; er·i·na·ceous; er·i·na·ceus; er·in·ite; er·i·nose; er·i·o·bot·rya;… …   English syllables

  • ter — ter; ter·a·con·ic; ter·a·cryl·ic; ter·a·glin; ter·aph; ter·as; ter·a·tism; ter·a·to·genesis; ter·a·to·gen·ic; ter·a·to·log·i·cal; ter·a·tol·o·gist; ter·a·tol·o·gy; ter·a·to·ma; ter·a·to·sis; ter·bi·um; ter·centennial; ter·centesimal; ter·ce·ron;… …   English syllables


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