[klou-dee] /ˈklaʊ di/
adjective, cloudier, cloudiest.
full of or overcast by :
a cloudy sky.
having little or no sunshine:
a cloudy but rainless day.
of or like a or ; pertaining to .
having cloudlike markings:
not clear or transparent:
He could not see through the cloudy liquid.
darkened by gloom, trouble, etc.
under suspicion, disgrace, etc.:
a gambler with a cloudy reputation.
adjective cloudier, cloudiest
covered with cloud or clouds
of or like a cloud or clouds
streaked or mottled like a cloud
opaque or muddy
obscure or unclear
troubled by gloom or depression: his face had a cloudy expression
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.
[kloud] /klaʊd/ noun 1. a visible collection of particles of water or ice suspended in the air, usually at an elevation above the earth’s surface. 2. any similar mass, especially of smoke or dust. 3. a dim or obscure area in something otherwise clear or transparent. 4. a patch or spot differing in color from […]
[kloud-land] /ˈklaʊdˌlænd/ noun 1. the sky. 2. a region of unreality, imagination, etc.; dreamland.
noun 1. a continuous or fragmented distribution of clouds all sharing the same cloud base.
[kloud-lis] /ˈklaʊd lɪs/ adjective 1. having no clouds; clear: a cloudless sky. adj. 1590s, from cloud (n.) + -less.