Clammy Definition

klămē
clammier, clammiest
adjective
clammier, clammiest
Unpleasantly moist, cold, and sticky.
Webster's New World
Damp and unpleasant.
Clammy weather.
American Heritage
Uneasy; apprehensive.
The ghost town gave us a clammy feeling.
American Heritage

(medicine) The quality of normal skin signs, epidermis that is neither diaphragmatic nor dry.

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Other Word Forms of Clammy

Adjective

Base Form:
clammy
Comparative:
clammier
Superlative:
clammiest

Origin of Clammy

  • Middle English sticky probably from clam (from Old English mud, clay) or from Middle Low German klam stickiness

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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