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Definitions from WordNet

Adjective glutinous has 1 sense
  1. gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscous - having the properties of glue
    Antonym: nonadhesive (indirect, via adhesive)

Definitions from the Web



Glutinous is an adjective that describes something as sticky, adhesive, or having the quality of glue.


  1. Sticky or adhesive in nature
  2. Having a tendency to stick to surfaces
  3. Characterized by viscosity or excessive stickiness


Popular Usage:

In popular usage, glutinous is commonly used to describe food, especially of a sticky or cohesive nature.

Example Sentences:

1. His pancakes were perfectly cooked, light and fluffy, served with glutinous maple syrup.

2. The sushi chef skillfully rolled the glutinous rice and fish into bite-sized pieces.

3. The doughnuts were covered in a sweet and glutinous glaze.

Local Usage:

In local usage, glutinous may be used to describe cultural or regional food preparations that are particularly sticky or glue-like in consistency.

Example Sentences:

1. In certain Asian cuisines, glutinous rice cakes are a traditional dessert enjoyed during festive occasions.

2. The local bakery is famous for their glutinous bread, which is exceptionally sticky and chewy.

3. The dish is a delightful combination of glutinous noodles, fresh vegetables, and savory sauce.

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