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clingy

Pronunciation: /ˈklɪŋi/

Translation of clingy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-gier, -giest)

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 [dress/top] que se pega al cuerpo
    Example sentences
    • This leaves ample scope for clingy vests, suede halter tops and vulgar Hawaiian shirts.
    • But what's with the garish red walls of the underpass and the ridiculously clingy dress hugging Alex's voluptuous frame?
    • Her beautiful clingy dress that she had worn last night was in a heap on the floor along with her stiletto heels, aluminum crown, and corsage.
    1.2 [pejorative/peyorativo] [child] poco independiente; [adult] pegajoso [colloquial/familiar], pesado [colloquial/familiar]
    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.

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