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cloudy

adjective \ˈkla-dē\

: having many clouds in the sky : covered with clouds

: not clean or clear

cloud·i·ercloud·i·est

Full Definition of CLOUDY

1
:  of, relating to, or resembling cloud <cloudy smoke>
2
:  darkened by gloom or anxiety <a cloudy mood>
3
a :  overcast with clouds <cloudy weather>
b :  having a cloudy sky <a cloudy day>
4
:  obscure in meaning <cloudy issues>; also :  uncertain as to fact or outcome <a cloudy future>
5
:  dimmed or dulled as if by clouds <a cloudy mirror>
6
:  uneven in color or texture
7
:  having visible material in suspension :  murky <a cloudy liquid>
cloud·i·ly \ˈkla-də-lē\ adverb
cloud·i·ness \ˈkla-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of CLOUDY

  1. Tomorrow will be cloudy and cold.
  2. <the water coming out of the faucet was unusually cloudy>

First Known Use of CLOUDY

14th century

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms

monsoon, occlusion, ozone, rime, squall, zephyr

Rhymes with CLOUDY

CLOUDIER Defined for Kids

cloudy

adjective \ˈkla-dē\
cloud·i·ercloud·i·est

Definition of CLOUDY for Kids

1
:  covered over by clouds <a cloudy sky>
2
:  not clear <a cloudy liquid>
cloud·i·ness noun

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