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Verb: cling (clung)  kling
  1. Come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
    "The dress clings to her body";
    - cleave, adhere, stick, cohere
     
  2. To remain emotionally or intellectually attached
    "He clings to the idea that she might still love him."
     
  3. Hold on tightly or tenaciously
    "The child clung to his mother's apron";
    - hang
Noun: cling  kling
  1. Fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
    - clingstone

Derived forms: clinging, clings, clung

Type of: adjoin, contact, edible fruit, grasp, hold on, meet, touch

Encyclopedia: Cling