cling

(redirected from clingy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun
  • phrase

Synonyms for cling

clutch

stick to

Synonyms

cling to something

Synonyms

Synonyms for cling

to hold fast

Synonyms for cling

fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit

Synonyms

Related Words

hold on tightly or tenaciously

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Bips too put her best foot forward with ultra sexy clothes -- a crystal encrusted short white dress and a clingy red attire -- designed by friend Rocky S.
Soaps, detergents, and the clingy versions of the new compounds are categorized as surfactants.
At one point, he jumped onto her, wrapping himself around her body in a display of clingy vulnerability.
He is quite clingy and will jump up for attention, so a home where he would not be left for long periods would be suitable.
When a flimsy shower curtain "attacked" David Schmidt one morning, he peeled the sticky plastic off his bare thigh and decided to solve the mystery of clingy wet curtains.
pages 12-18), helps define what's going on with clingy Catholics like me and reports on the ways theologians are working through the concepts of exclusivism, inclusivism, relativism, and pluralism, which Protestant scholar Eck--who spearheads the Pluralism Project--predicts will be one of the defining issues of this century.
By all accounts, knits are back, and French Rags defy all the old myths that knits are clingy and body-hugging.
And the British model-actress was happy to show off the results in a clingy semi-sheer gown at a pre-Oscars gala.
Cole chose a matching short-sleeved top and smart trousers in vibrant scarlet, while Mel opted for a black knee-length clingy dress as the heats reached London's Emirates Stadium.
It's been great apart from the fact we've had loads of arguments over the fact I'm too clingy.
Her growing baby bump was also clear to see through the dress's clingy fabric.
Officials at Drayton Manor, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, attempted to break the record for gathering the most people in one place wearing the clingy all-in-one suits yesterday.
CAROL'S JUMPSUIT: We love the former Countdown calculator but dressing in a clingy woollen jumpsuit?