- a small cloud.
Origin of cloudlet
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Examples from the Web for cloudlet
Not a leaf the less on the ground, not a cloudlet in the sky.The Bird
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.
Far down the line shone a cloudlet of white smoke and the gleam of brass through the dust.Tommy Wideawake
H. H. Bashford
And in your eye—floateth there not a cloudlet of unforgotten earthly bliss?Thus Spake Zarathustra
- a small cloud
Word Origin and History for cloudlet
1788, from cloud (n.) + diminutive suffix -let.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper