[ kloud-lit ]
/ ˈklaʊd lɪt /


a small cloud.

Origin of cloudlet

First recorded in 1780–90; cloud + -let Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cloudlet

  • Not a leaf the less on the ground, not a cloudlet in the sky.

    The Bird|Jules Michelet
  • Farwell looked towards the ceiling through a cloudlet of smoke.

    A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
  • Lillias pointed to the bird, diminished almost to a speck, but relieved by the red light against a minute cloudlet.

  • And in your eye—floateth there not a cloudlet of unforgotten earthly bliss?

    Thus Spake Zarathustra|Friedrich Nietzsche

British Dictionary definitions for cloudlet


/ (ˈklaʊdlɪt) /


a small cloud
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