clinging

clinging
clingy UK [ˈklɪŋɪ] / US or clinging UK [ˈklɪŋɪŋ] / US adjective
Word forms "clingy":
adjective clingy comparative clingier superlative clingiest informal
1) wanting to be with another person all the time in a way that is annoying
2) fitting in a way that shows the shape of your body

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