Persistently holding to something
She wiped away the pine needles clinging to her clothes.
The girl giggled, clinging tighter to his arm.
I woke to sunlight and my wife clinging to me with an intensity that hurt.
They all raised their heads to listen, and out of the forest into the bright firelight stepped two strangely clad human figures clinging to one another.
You think I'm a regular clinging vine, don't you?