Origin of clammy
OTHER WORDS FROM clammyclam·mi·ly, adverbclam·mi·ness, noun
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How to use clammy in a sentence
All this neurological mumbo-jumbo creates a clammy atmosphere for what is, at its heart, a tender story about a child who responds to the plight of our planet just as passionately as we all should.Fresh off a Pulitzer win for ‘The Overstory,’ Richard Powers delivers another environmental ode|Ron Charles|September 21, 2021|Washington Post
High temperatures are chilly and clammy, in the upper 50s to perhaps mid-60s if we see more sunshine than currently expected.D.C.-area forecast: Cool weekend ahead, and there are periodic rain chances starting today|A. Camden Walker|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
Low temperatures bottom out in the low to mid-50s, with that clammy feeling to the moistening air.D.C.-area forecast: Cooler today, with some drizzle and showers. Turning warmer through the weekend.|A. Camden Walker|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
The thick fish smell wafted through the soupy air, and my skin went clammy.
Beads of sweat now covered his forehead, and his arms and legs were clammy.
We do not need to revisit the clammy atelier of science class.
Lately, beneath the lights, Abramovic looks clammy and bloodless.
Until the threshold of 270 was crossed, the stillness of the clammy night continued to hang over the city.
She had come close to the trembling old man, and put one of her hands on his cold, clammy one.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
Then, with a clammy shudder, young Warlow thought of the agony and speedy death that was certain to follow.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
But, as the clammy leaves swept upon his face, there was a loud, vibrating report.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
It started out with sticky oatmeal, and ended with clammy cakes, between which was much horror.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
When first his hand, warm in life, touched the clammy flesh of a corpse, he shuddered.Etidorhpa or the End of Earth.|John Uri Lloyd