As adjectives the difference between adhesive and gluey
is that adhesive
is sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances while gluey
is viscous and adhesive, as glue.
As a noun adhesive
is a substance, such as glue, that provides or promotes adhesion.
Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
Apt or tending to adhere; clinging.
A substance, such as glue, that provides or promotes adhesion.
Viscous and adhesive, as glue.
* 1984 , Herman Carmel, Black days, white nights
- The daily diet consisted of a slice of black, gluey bread with tea and one watery soup with a few frozen cabbage leaves in it.