Definition of Clingers

1. Noun. (plural of clinger) ¹



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Definition of Clingers

1. clinger [n] - See also: clinger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clingers

clincher
clincher-built
clinchers
clinches
clinching
clinchingly
clindamycin
cline
clines
cling
cling film
cling on
cling to
clinged
clinger
clingers (current term)
clingest
clingeth
clingfilm
clingfilmed
clingfilms
clingfish
clingfishes
clingier
clingiest
clingily
clinginess
clinging
clingingly
clings

Literary usage of Clingers

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1. The Development of English Thought: A Study in the Economic Interpretation by Simon Nelson Patten (1899)
"The irreconcilable differences that for two centuries have kept the stalwarts apart from the sensualists and clingers, have enabled the mugwumps to govern ..."

2. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"There are some that partake of two principles, and are both climbers and clingers. The creepers are a large class. The twiners are a large class, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"clingers ' spring from ' local ' environments ; ' Sensualists ' appear when environments become richer in objects; they break down local traditions and ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"Viewed in this light, English society has consisted of four great classes— ' clingers, Sensualists. Stalwarts, Mugwumps' (23-32). ' clingers ' spring from ..."

5. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"Knee-breeches were just going out of fashion when I was a little boy, and calf- clingers (that is, trousers made to fit the leg as tight as a worsted ..."

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