Definitions for clammyˈklæm i

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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

clam′mi•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clammy, dank(adj)

    unpleasantly cool and humid

    "a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests"

Wiktionary

  1. clammy(Adjective)

    Cold and damp, usually referring to hands or palms.

    His hands were clammy from fright

  2. clammy(Adjective)

    The quality of normal skin signs, epidermis that is neither diaphragmatic nor dry

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clammy

    having the quality of being viscous or adhesive; soft and sticky; glutinous; damp and adhesive, as if covered with a cold perspiration


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

clammy(adjective)

damp and sticky

clammy hands.

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