cling

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cling /ˈklɪŋ/ verb
clings; clung /ˈklʌŋ/ ; clinging
cling
/ˈklɪŋ/
verb
clings; clung /ˈklʌŋ/ ; clinging
Learner's definition of CLING
[no object]
: to hold onto something or someone very tightly
usually + to or onto
often disapproving : to stay very close to someone for emotional support, protection, etc. usually + to
: to stick to something or someone usually + to
: to continue to believe in or depend on something + to
: to try very hard to keep something that you are in danger of losing usually + to

— clingy

/ˈklɪŋi/ adjective clingier; clingiest
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