Definition of clingy in English:

clingy

Syllabification: cling·y
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
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  • 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.

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