What does clammy mean?

Definitions for clammyˈklæm i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clammy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clammy, dank(adj)

    unpleasantly cool and humid

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


  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

  2. Origin: [Cf. AS. clm clay. See Clam to clog, and cf. Clay.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clammy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clammy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edgar Watson Howe:

    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.

  2. Mehmet Oz:

    While he was laying on the ground he started to shake and he went from being clammy to he had a temperature of 103 by the time he got to the ER.

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