Antonyms of adj sticky

5 senses of sticky

Sense 1
gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscous -- (having the sticky properties of an adhesive)

INDIRECT (VIA adhesive) -> nonadhesive -- (not tending to adhere)

Sense 2
sticky -- (moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body; "felt sticky and chilly at the same time")

INDIRECT (VIA wet) -> dry -- (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry")

Sense 3
muggy, steamy, sticky -- (hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather")

INDIRECT (VIA wet) -> dry -- (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry")

Sense 4
awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable -- (hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign")

INDIRECT (VIA difficult) -> easy -- (posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma")

Sense 5
sticky -- (covered with an adhesive material)

INDIRECT (VIA adhesive) -> nonadhesive -- (not tending to adhere)

Similarity of adj sticky

5 senses of sticky

Sense 1
gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky, viscid, viscous -- (having the sticky properties of an adhesive)
       => adhesive (vs. nonadhesive) -- (tending to adhere)

Sense 2
sticky -- (moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body; "felt sticky and chilly at the same time")
       => wet (vs. dry) -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")

Sense 3
muggy, steamy, sticky -- (hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather")
       => wet (vs. dry) -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")

Sense 4
awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable -- (hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign")
       => difficult (vs. easy), hard -- (not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?")

Sense 5
sticky -- (covered with an adhesive material)
       => adhesive (vs. nonadhesive) -- (tending to adhere)

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