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    What is the adjective for when you touch something that is chewy/boucy/ elastic?
    It feels....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the adjective for when you touch something that is chewy/boucy/ elastic?
    It feels....
    sticky, or

    nasty, unpleasant, adhesive when you touch smth. chewy.

    What do you mean by boucy?
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    Rubbery?

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    For bouncy or elastic you might say springy. (The word chewy is too far removed in meaning to be included with the others in that group. It doesn't fit.)

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