(noun, verb)


1. fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit

Similar word(s): clingstone

Definition categories: food


1. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation

- The dress clings to her body

Similar word(s): adhere, cleave, cohere, stick

Definition categories: contact, adjoin, meet, touch

2. to remain emotionally or intellectually attached

- He clings to the idea that she might still love him.

Definition categories: emotion

3. hold on tightly or tenaciously

Similar word(s): hang

Definition categories: contact, grasp