What is Sticky ?
Sticky is (adj) 1. covered with some- thing which sticks like glue My fingers are all sticky. This stuff is terribly sticky – I can’t get it off my fingers. 2. with glue on one side so that it sticks easily 3. difficult or em- barrassing I’m in a rather sticky situation here. he came to a sticky end something bad finally happened to him on a sticky wicket in a difficult situation The poor man’s on a very sticky wicket.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level