Adhering vs Gummy - What's the difference?

adhering | gummy |


As a verb adhering

is .

As an adjective gummy is

showing the gums or gummy can be resembling gum (the substance ).

As a noun gummy is

(australia) or gummy can be (usually|in the plural) a gummy candy.

adhering

English

Verb

(head)
  • gummy

    English

    Etymology 1

    .

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Showing the gums.
  • a gummy grin
    Derived terms
    * gummily * gumminess

    Noun

    (gummies)
  • (Australia)
  • * 2000 , Paul Worsteling, Fishing Western Port , page 12,
  • Over there [the UK], gummies are called smooth hound and a six kilo fish would stop the nation.
  • * 2007 , Bill Classon, Fishing Guide to Victoria?s Coastline , Australian Fishing Network, page 60,
  • Western Port is a great location to find gummies .Gummy sharks are one of the favoured species in Western Port and for good reason: they put up a strong fight and feed of fresh flake is pretty hard to beat.
  • * 2008 , , Fishing Guide to Melbourne and Surrounds , page 44,
  • This area of vast mudflats is right at the top of the port is home to some of the best gummy shark fishing around.As the water drops, the feeding gummies drop off the banks and wait in the channels for food.
  • (Australia, New Zealand) A sheep that is losing or has lost its teeth.
  • Etymology 2

    . The noun was influenced by (m) (from (etyl)).

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Resembling gum (the substance ).
  • Covered with gum or a substance resembling gum.
  • * Milton:
  • the gummy bark of fir or pine
  • * Dryden:
  • Then rubs his gummy eyes.
    Synonyms
    * gluey, gooey, sticky, tacky
    Derived terms
    * gumminess * gummy bear * gummy tumor, gummy tumour

    Noun

    (gummies)
  • (usually, in the plural) A gummy candy.
  • *
  • *
  • Derived terms

    * gummy bear (gummi bear) * gummy worm (gummi worm)