adjective, clam·mi·er, clam·mi·est.
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Origin of clammy
OTHER WORDS FROM clammyclam·mi·ly, adverbclam·mi·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for clammy
This combination made my skin feel clammy, particularly on my lower back and around my shoulders, where my pack rested.Long-Term Review: One Year in Patagonia’s R1 Air Hoody|Jeremy Rellosa|February 19, 2021|Outside Online
More penetrating than its clamminess was the thought that Madame de Ferrier was out in it alone.Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
A clamminess, such as others feel at the approach of death, spread over my brow and neck.Simon the Jester|William J. Locke
Though the root-meaning seems rather that of clamminess or adhesiveness, as found in Sansc.The River-Names of Europe|Robert Ferguson