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
Though the root-meaning seems rather that of clamminess or adhesiveness, as found in Sansc.The River-Names of Europe|Robert Ferguson
Try them with a fork, which must come out quite clean, and with no clamminess sticking to it.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
But you are not troubled now with the clamminess of unabsorbed perspiration.Common Science|Carleton W. Washburne
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