Definition of clingy in English:

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clingy

Pronunciation: /ˈkliNGē/

adjective (clingier, clingiest)

(Of a person or garment) liable to cling; clinging: at about 18 months my son became very clingy clingy leggings
More example sentences
  • Where once she was outgoing and confident, now she is clingy and dependent.
  • If this week people are clingy and dependant, easily offended and insecure, don't be manipulated by their whims of steel.
  • She was dependent on me, she was clingy and needy, and she didn't have a strong support system.

Derivatives

clinginess

noun
Example sentences
  • But I got bored with more than Steph's clinginess.
  • I'm sure the clinginess is part of the annoyingness.
  • What could be a joyous occasion, as well as an important milestone in your life, is usurped by someone else's clinginess.

Words that rhyme with clingy

dinghy, springy, stingy, stringy, swingy, thingy, zingy

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Syllabification: cling·y

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