unpleasantly moist, cold, and sticky
Origin of clammyMiddle English from clam, viscous, muddy, probably from Old English clam, mud, clay: for Indo-European base see clay
- Disagreeably moist, sticky, and cold to the touch: a clammy handshake.
- Damp and unpleasant: clammy weather.
- Uneasy; apprehensive: The ghost town gave us a clammy feeling.
Origin of clammyMiddle English sticky probably from clam ( from Old English mud, clay ) or from Middle Low German klam stickiness