unpleasantly cool and humid
"a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests"
Cold and damp, usually referring to hands or palms.
His hands were clammy from fright
The quality of normal skin signs, epidermis that is neither diaphragmatic nor dry
having the quality of being viscous or adhesive; soft and sticky; glutinous; damp and adhesive, as if covered with a cold perspiration
Origin: [Cf. AS. clm clay. See Clam to clog, and cf. Clay.]
The numerical value of clammy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of clammy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.
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