verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- in a condition of absent-mindedness; lost in reverie.
- impractical: Their schemes are usually up in the clouds.
Origin of cloud
Related formscloud·like, adjectivein·ter·cloud, verb (used with object)
Definition for clouds (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for clouds
The garrulous assistant to a fading screen siren in Clouds of Sils Maria.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His ideology is just so strong and so powerful that it clouds his vision for common sense and objectiveness.
Clouds are full of microbes; they have been found in deep mines and on the ocean floor.Why Did It Take So Long For Complex Life To Evolve On Earth? Blame Oxygen.|Matthew R. Francis|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The way those painting depicted light and clouds always just stuck with me,” says Senatori.How Airline Pilot and Instagram Star Adam Senatori Gets Perspective from 1,400 Feet|Oliver Jones|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The premise comes and goes, however, and even the rest of “Clouds” focuses more on sensuality than sci-fi.Prince Returns From the Wilderness and, Thankfully, Is as Restless as Ever|Keith Phipps|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was midday, then, on the tropic seas, and the horizon was closing in with clouds as of blood and vapours of stifling heat.The Manxman|Hall Caine
Forty church steeples in one warnt nowhar to that ere pinnacle in the clouds.The Crest of the Continent|Ernest Ingersoll
Quecholli means 'peacock,' but the interpreter of the Codex Telleriano-Remensis calls it the 'serpent of the clouds.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
The appointment was hardly made, when clouds of distrust began to roll over the spirit of Philip.
In the astral atmospheres of the spiritual man, there are no clouds, and fear is unknown.The Best Psychic Stories|Various
British Dictionary definitions for clouds
- under reproach or suspicion
- in a state of gloom or bad temper
Derived Formscloudless, adjectivecloudlessly, adverbcloudlessness, nouncloudlike, adjective
Word Origin for cloud
Science definitions for clouds
Culture definitions for clouds
Idioms and Phrases with clouds
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