Definition of cloudy
1 : of, relating to, or resembling cloud cloudy smoke
2 : darkened by gloom or anxiety a cloudy mood
3a : overcast with clouds cloudy weatherb : 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
cloudilyplay \ˈklau̇-də-lē\ adverb
cloudinessplay \ˈklau̇-dē-nəs\ noun
Examples of cloudy in a Sentence
Tomorrow will be cloudy and cold.
the water coming out of the faucet was unusually cloudy
Recent Examples of cloudy from the Web
Tonight, mostly cloudy with 40 percent chance of rain.
But overall expect the day to be cloudy with a high of 69 degrees.
After a cloudy Sunday, those tourists that did stay through the holiday enjoyed plenty of sun and humidity.
In his 20th season, the 2013 Indy 500 champion has roared to the front under cloudy skies and with a stiff breeze blowing off Turn 2.
Saturday was partly cloudy and hot with a high of 96 degrees and a heat index of 108.
CALIFORNIA ALMANAC Looks like a partly cloudy kind of day in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Sacramento.
Juno also caught a glimpse of the powerful auroras that glow near the poles, which are curiously devoid of cloudy bands and are instead roiling, pastel-colored messes of storms and spirals that look very different from each other.
Skies will clear through Turkey and Iran, but will be cloudy in Pakistan and India, which is in its rainy season.
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First Known Use of cloudy
CLOUDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cloudy for English Language Learners
: having many clouds in the sky : covered with clouds
: not clean or clear
CLOUDY Defined for Kids
Definition of cloudy for Students
1 : covered over by clouds a cloudy sky
2 : not clear a cloudy liquid
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