There are 2 definitions of gummy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈgʌmi
 
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adjective (gummier, gummiest)

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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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There are 2 definitions of gummy in English:

gummy2

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Pronunciation: /ˈgʌmi
 
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adjective (gummier, gummiest)

  • Toothless: a gummy grin
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    • 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)

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  • 1 (also gummy shark) 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.
  • 2Australian /NZ A sheep that has lost or is losing its teeth.

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gummily

adverb
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  • 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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