Cloudier



[klou-dee] /ˈklaʊ di/

adjective, cloudier, cloudiest.
1.
full of or overcast by :
a cloudy sky.
2.
having little or no sunshine:
a cloudy but rainless day.
3.
of or like a or ; pertaining to .
4.
having cloudlike markings:
cloudy marble.
5.
not clear or transparent:
He could not see through the cloudy liquid.
6.
obscure; indistinct.
7.
darkened by gloom, trouble, etc.
8.
under suspicion, disgrace, etc.:
a gambler with a cloudy reputation.
/ˈklaʊdɪ/
adjective cloudier, cloudiest
1.
covered with cloud or clouds
2.
of or like a cloud or clouds
3.
streaked or mottled like a cloud
4.
opaque or muddy
5.
obscure or unclear
6.
troubled by gloom or depression: his face had a cloudy expression
adj.

Old English cludig “rocky, hilly, full of cliffs;” see cloud (n.). 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; cloudily.

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