- to remain emotionally or intellectually attached
"He clings to the idea that she might still love him."
- You can't cling to the past.
- Wet clothes cling to the body.
- Cling film is made from polyethylene.
- We must cling to our faith.
- What the fuck are you up to taking advantage of his proximity to cling to him like a wet T-shirt?!
- People cling on to life more than anything - a funny idea, given all the beautiful things that exist in the world.
- Cling film