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Webster 1913 Edition


Cloudy

Cloud′y

(kloud′ŭ)
,
Adj.
[
Com
par.
Cloudier
;
sup
erl.
Cloudiest
.]
[From
Cloud
,
Noun.
]
1.
Overcast or obscured with clouds; clouded; as, a
cloudy
sky.
2.
Consisting of a cloud or clouds.
As Moses entered into the tabernacle, the
cloudy
pillar descended.
Ex. xxxiii. 9
3.
Indicating gloom, anxiety, sullenness, or ill-nature; not open or cheerful.
“A cloudy countenance.”
Shak.
4.
Confused; indistinct; obscure; dark.
Cloudy
and confused notions of things.
Watts.
5.
Lacking clearness, brightness, or luster.
“A cloudy diamond.”
Boyle.
6.
Marked with veins or sports of dark or various hues, as marble.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cloudy

CLOUDY

,
Adj.
1.
Overcast with clouds; obscured with clouds; as a cloudy day; a cloudy sky; a cloudy night.
2.
Consisting of a cloud or clouds; as a cloudy pillar. Ex. 33:9.
3.
Obscure; dark; not easily understood; as cloudy and confused notions.
4.
Having the appearance of gloom; indicating gloom, anxiety, sullenness, or illnature; not open or cheerful; as cloudy looks.
5.
Indicating gloom or sullenness; as cloudy wrath.
6.
Marked with veins or spots of dark or various hues, as marble.
7.
Not bright; as a cloudy diamond.

Definition 2022


cloudy

cloudy

English

Adjective

cloudy (comparative cloudier, superlative cloudiest)

  1. Covered with or characterised by clouds; overcast.
  2. Not transparent or clear.
  3. Uncertain; unclear.

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