Having the quality of sticking to a surface; adhesive; gluey; viscous; viscid; glutinous; tenacious.
- Having the property of adhering or sticking to a surface; adhesive.
- Covered with an adhesive agent.
- Warm and humid; muggy: a sticky day.
- Informal Painful or difficult: a sticky situation.
- Economics Tending to remain the same despite changes in the economy. Used of prices or wages.