[ klou-dee ]
/ ˈklaʊ di /
adjective, cloud·i·er, cloud·i·est.
full of or overcast by clouds: a cloudy sky.
having little or no sunshine: a cloudy but rainless day.
having cloudlike markings: cloudy marble.
not clear or transparent: He could not see through the cloudy liquid.
darkened by gloom, trouble, etc.
under suspicion, disgrace, etc.: a gambler with a cloudy reputation.
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OTHER WORDS FROM cloudycloud·i·ly, adverbcloud·i·ness, nounun·cloud·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cloudy
/ (ˈklaʊdɪ) /
adjective cloudier or cloudiest
covered with cloud or clouds
of or like a cloud or clouds
streaked or mottled like a cloud
opaque or muddy
obscure or unclear
troubled by gloom or depressionhis face had a cloudy expression
Derived forms of cloudycloudily, adverbcloudiness, noun
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