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cloudy

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adjective, \ˈklau̇-dē\

Simple Definition of cloudy

  • : having many clouds in the sky : covered with clouds

  • : not clean or clear

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cloudy

cloudiercloudiest

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or resembling cloud <cloudy smoke>

  2. 2 :  darkened by gloom or anxiety <a cloudy mood>

  3. 3 a :  overcast with clouds <cloudy weather> b :  having a cloudy sky <a cloudy day>

  4. 4 :  obscure in meaning <cloudy issues>; also :  uncertain as to fact or outcome <a cloudy future>

  5. 5 :  dimmed or dulled as if by clouds <a cloudy mirror>

  6. 6 :  uneven in color or texture

  7. 7 :  having visible material in suspension :  murky <a cloudy liquid>

cloudily play \ˈklau̇-də-lē\ adverb
cloudiness play \ˈklau̇-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of cloudy in a sentence

  1. Tomorrow will be cloudy and cold.

  2. <the water coming out of the faucet was unusually cloudy>



14th Century

First Known Use of cloudy

14th century

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms

Rhymes with cloudy


CLOUDY Defined for Kids

cloudy

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adjective \ˈklau̇-dē\

Definition of cloudy for Students

cloudiercloudiest

  1. 1 :  covered over by clouds <a cloudy sky>

  2. 2 :  not clear <a cloudy liquid>

cloudiness noun




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