verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for cloud
- in a condition of absent-mindedness; lost in reverie.
- impractical: Their schemes are usually up in the clouds.
Origin of cloud
synonym study for cloud
OTHER WORDS FROM cloudcloud·like, adjectivein·ter·cloud, verb (used with object)
Words nearby cloud
Example sentences from the Web for clouding
Already, today, it is clouding over and feeling distinctly cooler in London.
It's clouding up now an' when it gets good an' dark we'll bust in th' door an' end it.Hopalong Cassidy|Clarence E. Mulford
For some time past the sky had been clouding over, and the wind blowing up with a threat of rain.Humphrey Bold|Herbert Strang
She now begins to weep and sob out her sorrow in tears and bitter expressions at the bad fate that is clouding her life.Sidelights on Chinese Life|J. Macgowan
British Dictionary definitions for clouding
- under reproach or suspicion
- in a state of gloom or bad temper
Derived forms of cloudcloudless, adjectivecloudlessly, adverbcloudlessness, nouncloudlike, adjective
Word Origin for cloud
Scientific definitions for clouding
Idioms and Phrases with clouding
In addition to the idioms beginning with cloud
- cloud over
- head in the clouds
- on cloud nine
- silver lining, every cloud has
- under a cloud