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Meaning of CLOUDY

Pronunciation:  'klawdee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (of especially liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
  2. [adj]  (meteorology) full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
  3. [adj]  lacking definite form or limits; "gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"
 

CLOUDY is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: brumous, cloud-covered, clouded, cloudlike, dull, foggy, gray, grey, hazy, heavy, indistinct, leaden, lowering, miasmal, miasmic, mirky, misty, muddy, murky, nebular, nebulose, nebulous, opaque, overcast, smoggy, sullen, sunless, threatening, turbid, vaporous
 
 Antonyms: clear
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cloud"y\, a. [Compar. {Cloudier}; superl. {Cloudiest}.]
[From Cloud, n.]
1. Overcast or obscured with clouds; clouded; as, a cloudy
   sky.

2. Consisting of a cloud or clouds.

         As Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy
         pillar descended.                     --Ex. xxxiii.
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3. Indicating gloom, anxiety, sullenness, or ill-nature; not
   open or cheerful. ``A cloudy countenance.'' --Shak.

4. Confused; indistinct; obscure; dark.

         Cloudy and confused notions of things. --Watts.

5. Lacking clearness, brightness, or luster. ``A cloudy
   diamond.'' --Boyle.

6. Marked with veins or sports of dark or various hues, as
   marble.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Acheronian, Acherontic, addlebrained, addled, addleheaded, addlepated, adiaphanous, amorphous, angry, beclouded, befuddled, blind, castellatus, Cimmerian, cirrose, cirrous, clear as mud, clouded, cloud-flecked, cumuliform, cumulous, cyclonic, dark, dark and gloomy, dim, dirty, dull, fogged, foggy, foul, fuddlebrained, fuddled, funereal, fuzzy, gloomful, glooming, gloomy, grumly, hazy, heavy, ill-lighted, ill-lit, impervious to light, in a fog, in a muddle, indeterminate, indistinct, intransparent, lenticularis, lowering, mammatus, misted, misty, mucky, muddled, muddleheaded, muddy, murky, mushy, muzzy, nebulous, nimbose, nubilous, obscure, opaque, overcast, overclouded, puzzleheaded, raging, rainy, roiled, roily, shadowy, shapeless, somber, sombrous, squally, storming, stormy, stratiform, stratous, Stygian, tempestuous, thunderheaded, tornadic, transcendent, turbid, turbulent, typhonic, typhoonish, unclear, unplain, vague, vaporous, vapory
 

 

 

 

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