[ kloud-kapt ]

  1. surrounded at the top by clouds: cloud-capped mountains.

Origin of cloud-capped

First recorded in 1600–10

Words Nearby cloud-capped Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cloud-capped in a sentence

  • And lo, this Olympian being, this unfathomable man, descended from his cloud-capped heights and held out his hand to Tchaikovsky.

  • If Flyaway should ever reach that cloud-capped peak, it was not her wee, wee feet which would carry her there.

  • I have a hunch that if you steer old Prospero right, he'll bring one of those cloud-capped palaces down to earth.

    I Walked in Arden | Jack Crawford
  • A gray ragged-edged cloud capped the top of the divide, its snowy fringes drawn out by the wind.

    Travels in Alaska | John Muir
  • On the cloud-capped summit of Olympus was the palace of Zeus and Hera, of burnished gold, chased silver, and gleaming ivory.