clammy

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Clammy \Clam"my\, adjective [Compar. {Clammier}; superl. {Clammiest}.] [Cf. AS. cl[=a]m clay. See {Clam} to clog, and cf. {Clay}.] Having the quality of being viscous or adhesive; soft and sticky; glutinous; damp and adhesive, as if covered with a cold perspiration.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

clammy

adjective

1: unpleasantly cool and humid; "a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests" [syn: {clammy}, {dank}]


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