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lowery

[ lou-uh-ree, louuhr-ee ]
/ ˈlaʊ ə ri, ˈlaʊər i /
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adjective

dark and gloomy; threatening: a lowery sky.

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Origin of lowery

1640–50; earlier lowry.See lower2, -y1
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