needy

(redirected from needily)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

needy

adjective Referring to a person whose mental-health demands of others are excessive; clingy.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
A segment never goes by without direct allusion to male lust, and the sense that the fatherless Norma Jeane, who sought male affection needily, was continually objectified by the men around her.
Lina looks to him needily. He sighs, turns away a second, then goes back to her, changing the mood, cajoling.
If the 1997 edition lists more, the city made it; if the same or less, then Atlanta will just have to come up with another gimmick to win the respect it so needily covets.