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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.]
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