Definition of cast a (dark) cloud
- The scandal cast a cloud over his presidency.
- Several problems have cast a cloud on the program's future.
: to cause to move or send forth by throwing
: to put forth
: an act of casting
: something that happens as a result of chance
: a throw of dice
: devoid or partially devoid of light : not receiving, reflecting, transmitting, or radiating light
: transmitting only a portion of light
: wholly or partially black
: a place or time of little or no light : night, nightfall
: absence of light : darkness
: a color of low or very low lightness : a dark or deep color
: to grow dark (see 1dark)
: to make dark
: a visible mass of particles of condensed vapor (such as water or ice) suspended in the atmosphere of a planet (such as the earth) or moon
: something resembling or suggesting a cloud: such as
: a light filmy, puffy, or billowy mass seeming to float in the air
: to grow cloudy
: to become troubled, apprehensive, or distressed in appearance
: to become blurry, dubious, or ominous
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