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clam·my

 (klăm′ē)
adj. clam·mi·er, clam·mi·est
1. Disagreeably moist, sticky, and cold to the touch: a clammy handshake.
2. Damp and unpleasant: clammy weather.
3. Uneasy; apprehensive: The ghost town gave us a clammy feeling.

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

clam′mi·ly adv.
clam′mi·ness n.
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clammy

(ˈklæmɪ)
adj, -mier or -miest
1. unpleasantly sticky; moist: clammy hands.
2. (of the weather, atmosphere, etc) close; humid
[C14: from Old English clǣman to smear; related to Old Norse kleima, Old High German kleimen]
ˈclammily adv
ˈclamminess n
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clam•my

(ˈklæm i)

adj. -mi•er, -mi•est.
1. covered with a cold, sticky moisture; cold and damp: clammy hands.
2. sickly; morbid: a clammy feeling.
[1350–1400; Middle English, =clam sticky, cold and damp (akin to Old English clām mud, clay) + -y -y1]
clam′mi•ly, adv.
clam′mi•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.clammy - unpleasantly cool and humid; "a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
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clammy

adjective
1. moist, sweating, damp, sticky, sweaty, slimy My shirt was clammy with sweat.
2. damp, humid, dank, muggy, close As you peer down into this pit, the clammy atmosphere rises to meet your skin.
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Translations
بارِدٌ وَدَبِق
vlhký a lepkavý
klam
òvalur
lipīgs
nemli ve yapışkanrutubetli

clammy

[ˈklæmɪ] ADJ (clammier (compar) (clammiest (superl))) (= damp) → frío y húmedo; (= sticky) → pegajoso
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clammy

[ˈklæmi] adj [shirt, hands] → moite
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clammy

adj (+er)feucht, klamm; a clammy handshakeein feuchter Händedruck
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

clammy

[ˈklæmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (hands) → sudaticcio/a, viscido/a; (weather) → appiccicoso/a, caldo/a e umido/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

clammy

(ˈklӕmi) adjective
damp and sticky. clammy hands.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

clammy

a. frío y húmedo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

clammy

adj pegajoso y frío (piel, manos, etc.)
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It was one of the clammiest of nights and it felt as if a rancid veil hung heavily over the city of Kolkata.
Ms Long was there to interview the union's boss, Christine Blower, whom she dubbed (compounding her crime) "the clammiest Bernard of them all".