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gum·my1 / ˈgəmē/ • adj. (-mi·er, -mi·est) viscous; sticky. ∎  covered with or exuding a viscous substance: his eyes are all gummy.DERIVATIVES: gum·mi·ness n.gum·my2 • adj. (-mi·er, -mi·est) toothless: a gummy grin.• n. (pl. -mies) (also gummy shark) a small, edible shark of Australasian coastal waters, with rounded teeth that it uses to crush hard-shelled prey. • Mustelus antarcticus, family Triakidae.DERIVATIVES: gum·mi·ly / ˈgəməlē/ adv.