There are 2 definitions of gummy in English:

gummy1

Syllabification: gum·my
Pronunciation: /ˈgəmē
 
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adjective (gummier, gummiest)

1Viscous; sticky.
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  • ‘Dark cutters’ have lean that is dark red to almost black in color with a sticky or gummy texture.
  • If there is sticky or gummy soil to remove, try rubbing with baking soda on a damp cloth or sponge, or wipe with vinegar, rinse, and buff dry.
  • If it gets sticky or gummy, the finish is shellac and you can remove and re-melt the surface layers with some steel wool and alcohol.
Synonyms
1.1Covered with or exuding a viscous substance: his eyes are all gummy

Derivatives

gumminess

noun
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  • One thing all types of okra have in common is their gumminess, which is actually a feature of some Creole and Cajun dishes.
  • However, too much stabilizer will result in gumminess and affect the final texture.
  • Filé, a powder made from sassafras, may be used to add more gumminess.

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Pronunciation: ˈgəzəl
verb
eat or drink (something) greedily

There are 2 definitions of gummy in English:

gummy2

Syllabification: gum·my
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈgəmē/

adjective (gummier, gummiest)

Toothless: a gummy grin
More example sentences
  • He gurns his face effortlessly into a toothless, gummy washerwoman's grimace.
  • He has gummy gaps in his grin, the result of a stint as a boxer in the 1980s (he moved to Minneapolis in '84, after losing a big match in Fort Dodge, Iowa).
  • Then he turned his big blue eyes on me and treated me to a big, gummy grin.

noun (plural gummies)

(also gummy shark) Back to top  
A small, edible shark of Australasian coastal waters, with rounded teeth that it uses to crush hard-shelled prey.
  • Mustelus antarcticus, family Triakidae
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  • But today he is singing the praises of a non-commercial creature - the humble eel, which he says has a unique flavor but can be best described to someone who has never tasted it as reminiscent of the taste and texture of gummy shark.
  • The same mix works just as well with a firm textured fish such as gummy or cobbler.

Derivatives

gummily

Pronunciation: /ˈgəməlē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • But she's a pragmatic sort of kid, and she has kept smiling gummily as she waits for a whopping great cash injection from the tooth fairy.
  • She is gazing up at me, smiling gummily, ten months of content dimpling her cheeks.

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