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Definition of "glutinous" []

  • Of the nature of or resembling glue; sticky. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "glutinous" in a sentence
  • "I've had homemade congee, so I know that it's often like that, but the one in the can which I've bought many times was more glutinous, which is why I liked it."
  • "Loh mai kai aka glutinous rice with soy sauce and chicken"
  • "They are laid in the shape of a broad, short ribbon, pressed between the mantle and the shell, and, passing out, cover the outside of the shell, over which they are rolled up, with a kind of glutinous envelope, -- for the eggs are held together by a soft glutinous substance."