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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sticky /ˈstɪki/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stick·y a. [Compar. Stickier superl. Stickiest.] Having the quality of sticking to a surface; adhesive; gluey; viscous; viscid; glutinous; tenacious.
    Herbs which last longest are those of strong smell, and with a sticky stalk.   --Bacon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having the properties of glue [syn: gluey, glutinous, gummy,
              mucilaginous, pasty, viscid, viscous]
      2: moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing
         sticking to the body; "felt sticky and chilly at the same
      3: hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy
         tropics"; "sticky weather" [syn: muggy, steamy]
      4: hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment;
         "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the
         discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a
         sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting
         to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the
         campaign" [syn: awkward, embarrassing, unenviable]