cloudy

  • 1 Cloudy — Cloud y (kloud [u^]), a. [Compar. {Cloudier}; superl. {Cloudiest}.] [From Cloud, n.] 1. Overcast or obscured with clouds; clouded; as, a cloudy sky. [1913 Webster] 2. Consisting of a cloud or clouds. [1913 Webster] As Moses entered into the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 cloudy — [kloud′ē] adj. cloudier, cloudiest 1. covered with clouds; overcast 2. of or like clouds 3. variegated or streaked, as marble 4. opaque, muddy, or foggy [a cloudy liquid] 5. obscure; vague; not clear [cloudy i …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 cloudy — index equivocal, indefinite, inscrutable, nebulous, opaque, unclear, vague Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 cloudy — O.E. cludig rocky, full of cliffs; see CLOUD (Cf. cloud). Meaning of the nature of clouds is recorded from c.1300; meaning full of clouds is late 14c.; that of not clear is from 1580s. Figurative sense of gloomy is late 14c. Related: Cloudiness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 cloudy — [adj] hazy; darkened blurred, confused, dark, dense, dim, dismal, dull, dusky, emulsified, foggy, gloomy, heavy, indefinite, indistinct, leaden, lowering, misty, mucky, muddy, murky, mushy, nebulous, nontranslucent, nontransparent, not clear,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 cloudy — adjective (cloudier; est) Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or resembling cloud < cloudy smoke > 2. darkened by gloom or anxiety < a cloudy mood > 3. a. overcast with clouds < cloud …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 cloudy — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ look ▪ The beer looked cloudy. ▪ start (BrE) ▪ England and Wales will start cloudy. ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 cloudy — cloud|y [ˈklaudi] adj 1.) a cloudy sky, day etc is dark because there are a lot of clouds ≠ ↑clear ▪ a cloudy night with some light rain ▪ Tomorrow, it will be cloudy and cool. 2.) cloudy liquids are not clear ▪ a rather cloudy wine 3.) cloudy… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 cloudy — [[t]kla͟ʊdi[/t]] cloudier, cloudiest 1) ADJ GRADED If it is cloudy, there are a lot of clouds in the sky. ...a windy, cloudy day. Ant: cloudless 2) ADJ GRADED A cloudy liquid is less clear than it should be. 3) ADJ GRADED Ideas, opinions, or… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 cloudy — /ˈklaʊdi/ (say klowdee) adjective (cloudier, cloudiest) 1. full of or overcast with clouds: a cloudy sky. 2. of or like a cloud or clouds; relating to clouds. 3. having cloud like markings: cloudy marble. 4. not clear or transparent: a cloudy… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 cloudy — cloudily, adv. cloudiness, n. /klow dee/, adj., cloudier, cloudiest. 1. full of or overcast by clouds: a cloudy sky. 2. having little or no sunshine: a cloudy but rainless day. 3. of or like a cloud or clouds; pertaining to clouds. 4. having… …

    Universalium

  • 12 cloudy — UK [ˈklaʊdɪ] / US adjective Word forms cloudy : adjective cloudy comparative cloudier superlative cloudiest 1) full of clouds a cool cloudy morning 2) a cloudy liquid is not clear 3) confused His judgment can sometimes be a little cloudy …

    English dictionary

  • 13 cloudy — cloud•y [[t]ˈklaʊ di[/t]] adj. cloud•i•er, cloud•i•est 1) covered with clouds: a cloudy sky[/ex] 2) having little or no sunshine: a cloudy day[/ex] 3) of or like a cloud 4) not clear: a cloudy liquid[/ex] 5) obscure: cloudy prospects[/ex] 6)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 cloudy — adjective 1 cloudy weather is dark because the sky is full of clouds: cloudy with outbreaks of rain 2 cloudy liquids are not clear or transparent 3 cloudy thoughts, memories etc are not very clear or exact …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 cloudy — cloud|y [ klaudi ] adjective 1. ) full of clouds: a cool cloudy morning 2. ) a cloudy liquid is not clear 3. ) confused: His judgment can sometimes be a little cloudy …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 cloudy — adjective 1) a cloudy sky Syn: overcast, clouded; dark, gray, black, leaden, murky; somber, dismal, heavy, gloomy; sunless, starless; hazy, misty, foggy Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 cloudy — adj. partly cloudy (in weather forecasts) * * * [ klaʊdɪ] partly cloudy (in weather forecasts) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 cloudy — adjective 1) a cloudy sky Syn: overcast, dark, grey, black, leaden, murky, gloomy, sunless, starless 2) cloudy water Syn: murky, muddy, milky …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 19 cloudy — [ˈklaʊdi] adj 1) full of clouds 2) a cloudy liquid is not clear …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 cloudy — cloud ► NOUN 1) a visible mass of condensed watery vapour floating in the atmosphere, typically high above the general level of the ground. 2) an indistinct or billowing mass of smoke, dust, etc. 3) a large number of insects or birds moving… …

    English terms dictionary


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