Clingy



[kling-ee] /ˈklɪŋ i/

adjective, clingier, clingiest.
1.
apt to ; adhesive or tenacious:
a clingy fabric.
adj.

1680s, of things, from cling + -y (2). Of persons (especially children) from 1969, though the image of a “clingy vine” in a relationship goes back to 1896. Related: Clinginess.

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