cloudy

cloudy
cloudy [adj] hazy; darkened blurred, confused, dark, dense, dim, dismal, dull, dusky, emulsified, foggy, gloomy, heavy, indefinite, indistinct, leaden, lowering, misty, mucky, muddy, murky, mushy, nebulous, nontranslucent, nontransparent, not clear, nubilous, obscure, opaque, overcast, somber, sullen, sunless, vaporous; concept 525 —Ant. clear, cloudless

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  • Cloudy — Cloud y (kloud [u^]), a. [Compar. {Cloudier}; superl. {Cloudiest}.] [From Cloud, n.] 1. Overcast or obscured with clouds; clouded; as, a cloudy sky. [1913 Webster] 2. Consisting of a cloud or clouds. [1913 Webster] As Moses entered into the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cloudy — [kloud′ē] adj. cloudier, cloudiest 1. covered with clouds; overcast 2. of or like clouds 3. variegated or streaked, as marble 4. opaque, muddy, or foggy [a cloudy liquid] 5. obscure; vague; not clear [cloudy i …   English World dictionary

  • cloudy — index equivocal, indefinite, inscrutable, nebulous, opaque, unclear, vague Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • cloudy — O.E. cludig rocky, full of cliffs; see CLOUD (Cf. cloud). Meaning of the nature of clouds is recorded from c.1300; meaning full of clouds is late 14c.; that of not clear is from 1580s. Figurative sense of gloomy is late 14c. Related: Cloudiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • cloudy — adjective (cloudier; est) Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or resembling cloud < cloudy smoke > 2. darkened by gloom or anxiety < a cloudy mood > 3. a. overcast with clouds < cloud …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cloudy — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ look ▪ The beer looked cloudy. ▪ start (BrE) ▪ England and Wales will start cloudy. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • cloudy — cloud|y [ˈklaudi] adj 1.) a cloudy sky, day etc is dark because there are a lot of clouds ≠ ↑clear ▪ a cloudy night with some light rain ▪ Tomorrow, it will be cloudy and cool. 2.) cloudy liquids are not clear ▪ a rather cloudy wine 3.) cloudy… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cloudy — [[t]kla͟ʊdi[/t]] cloudier, cloudiest 1) ADJ GRADED If it is cloudy, there are a lot of clouds in the sky. ...a windy, cloudy day. Ant: cloudless 2) ADJ GRADED A cloudy liquid is less clear than it should be. 3) ADJ GRADED Ideas, opinions, or… …   English dictionary

  • cloudy — /ˈklaʊdi/ (say klowdee) adjective (cloudier, cloudiest) 1. full of or overcast with clouds: a cloudy sky. 2. of or like a cloud or clouds; relating to clouds. 3. having cloud like markings: cloudy marble. 4. not clear or transparent: a cloudy… …  

  • cloudy — cloudily, adv. cloudiness, n. /klow dee/, adj., cloudier, cloudiest. 1. full of or overcast by clouds: a cloudy sky. 2. having little or no sunshine: a cloudy but rainless day. 3. of or like a cloud or clouds; pertaining to clouds. 4. having… …   Universalium

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