Definition of CLINGING


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere" ;

  • 2. (

    ) to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings to the idea that she might still love him." ;

  • 3. (

    ) hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron" ;

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