becloud


be·cloud

verb \bi-ˈklad, bē-\

Definition of BECLOUD

transitive verb
1
:  to obscure with or as if with a cloud
2
:  to prevent clear perception or realization of :  muddle <prejudices that becloud his judgment>

Examples of BECLOUD

  1. <don't becloud the discussion by raising unrelated issues>
  2. <the smog from the city's steel mills was once so oppressive that it beclouded the local landscape even at noon>

First Known Use of BECLOUD

1600

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