Try them with a fork, which must come out quite clean, and with no clamminess sticking to it.
But you are not troubled now with the clamminess of unabsorbed perspiration.
More penetrating than its clamminess was the thought that Madame de Ferrier was out in it alone.
A clamminess, such as others feel at the approach of death, spread over my brow and neck.
Though the root-meaning seems rather that of clamminess or adhesiveness, as found in Sansc.
"soft and sticky," late 14c., probably from Middle English clam "viscous, sticky, muddy" (mid-14c.), from Old English clæm "mud, sticky clay," from Proto-Germanic *klaimaz "clay" (cf. Flemish klammig, Low German klamig "sticky, damp," Old English clæman "to smear, plaster;" cf. clay). With -y (2). Related: Clammily; clamminess.