cloud·​less | \ ˈklau̇d-ləs How to pronounce cloudless (audio) \

Definition of cloudless

: free from clouds : clear

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Other Words from cloudless

cloudlessly adverb
cloudlessness noun

Examples of cloudless in a Sentence

playing in the park on a cloudless summer day
Recent Examples on the Web In the early morning, well before sunrise, the Harvest Moon, still not much less than full, shone brightly in an almost cloudless sky. Washington Post, "An eventful day of spectacular weather," 4 Oct. 2020 On a sparkling, cloudless day that put the 150-year-old Pimlico in its best light, the track was distractingly and disorientingly empty. Jean Marbella,, "No infield, no party tents, no hats heralding the springtime. Still, Preakness endures.," 3 Oct. 2020 Over the past few days, Central Indiana's bright blue skies have at times been replaced with cloudless slates of gray. Justin L. Mack, The Indianapolis Star, "Why is the sun red in Indiana? What's causing unusual skies," 15 Sep. 2020 But here in the United States, people have largely gravitated toward environmental danger, building along coastlines from New Jersey to Florida and settling across the cloudless deserts of the Southwest. Meridith Kohut, ProPublica, "Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration," 15 Sep. 2020 Despite a cloudless sky, cool breezes blew through the fairground area as the line of participants in the parade easily stretched for more than two blocks. David Sharos,, "Sandwich Labor Day weekend parade ’something more normal we can do’," 6 Sep. 2020 The people arrived with strollers, bicycles, picnic blankets and dogs and raised their arms toward the cloudless sky to pray and sing along to worship songs. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Kenosha updates: Small group continues protest, while police arrest some past curfew," 27 Aug. 2020 The New Orleans Saints took practice outside for the third consecutive day, playing under a cloudless sky for their fifth practice of training camp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center in Metairie. Luke Johnson,, "Saints Day 5 observations: You win some, you lose some in red zone work," 22 Aug. 2020 But dark, cloudless skies don’t guarantee a sighting. Stephanie Vermillion, National Geographic, "Here’s how to see auroras—from the Great Lakes," 4 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of cloudless

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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16 Oct 2020

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“Cloudless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cloudless

: without clouds

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