Definition of glutinous in English:

glutinous

Line breaks: glu¦tin|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈgluːtɪnəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

glutinously

adverb
More example sentences
  • Most of the starters had that flaccid, self-absorbed, glutinously expired quality of pre-prepared and bulk-produced portion control.
  • He lit a further cigarillo, coughing glutinously as he did so.
  • The resultant compound resembled a black paste, which clung glutinously to everything it touched and emitted a characteristic odour reminiscent of a cattle-market.

glutinousness

noun
More example sentences
  • The Chinese themselves tend to use tapioca when glutinousness is required, and arrowroot or sometimes cornflour when it is not.
  • I think I was as proud of that little cup of glutinousness as ever a puppy was of the mess on the carpet.
  • The clean rice containing a glutinous rice ingredient can provide a glutinousness for a desirable flavor of rice without being mixed with separate glutinous rice in cooking the rice.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French glutineux or Latin glutinosus, from gluten 'glue'.

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