noun 1. Cricket. the area of ground around a wicket when it is tacky because of recent rain and therefore does not allow the ball to bounce well. 2. Chiefly British. a situation requiring delicate treatment; an awkward situation: In telling his wife that he has to be away for a month in Cannes, he’ll […]
- Sticky willie
noun 1. another name for cleavers
noun 1. the frictional force to be overcome to set one object in motion when it is in contact with another
noun 1. Henry William, 1729–85, German iron and glass manufacturer in America.