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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English glewy; equivalent to glue +‎ -y.

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gluey (comparative gluier, superlative gluiest)

  1. Viscous and adhesive, as glue.
    • 1984, Herman Carmel, Black days, white nights
      The daily diet consisted of a slice of black, gluey bread with tea and one watery soup with a few frozen cabbage leaves in it.

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