Definitions for clamminess

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clam•myˈklæm i(adj.)-mi•er, -mi•est.

  1. covered with a cold, sticky moisture; cold and damp:

    clammy hands.

  2. sickly; morbid:

    a clammy feeling.

Origin of clammy:

1350–1400; ME, =clam sticky, cold and damp (akin to OE clām mud, clay) + -y -y1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dankness, clamminess(noun)

    unpleasant wetness


  1. clamminess(Noun)

    the state of being clammy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clamminess(noun)

    state of being clammy or viscous


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