glutinous glutinous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having the sticky properties of an adhesive

Usage(s):

  1. Villagers give lessons in how to cook local curries as well as delicacies like dodol, a soft cake made from durian, coconut and glutinous rice.
  2. Afterwards I walk to Chinatown, where merchants hawk watermelons, pearls, watches and glutinous rice cakes.
  3. Behind Fullback Steve Worster, the Longhorns ground out two touchdowns on the glutinous turf to take a fourth-quarter lead.

News

  • A Dozen Cronuts Sold For $14,000

    Cronuts make people do crazy things. They form long , hours-long lines . Scalpers sell them for $40/piece . Jerry Seinfeld makes his assistant buy them so he can make glutinous Vines . They dig in the trash for them . They bring them to find Banksy statues. Thankfully, the decadent pastry's creator Dominique Ansel has channeled this fever for the force of good: Last night, a dozen Cronuts were ...
    on October 23, 2013     Source: Gothamist

Quotes

  1. Mr Johnson said: "I want to plant my flag very firmly in Jacqui Smith's remarks and stress this was a matter of almost glutinous cross-party consensus. There was agreement in the police authority, there has been agreement in large measure across the...
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Boris Johnson Source: Independent

  2. Holloway explained that Baidoo "got a knee in the glutinous maximus" and felt Hamilton had been "put on in an area he hadn't played before and it showed".
    on Apr 19, 2005 By: Ian Holloway Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. The mayor, who played a central role in the resignation of Sir Ian, said he "agreed with everything Jacqui and Sir Paul had said", adding that he planted his flag very clearly in the middle of this "glutinous cross party agreement"....
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Sir Ian Blair Source: InTheNews.co.uk

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