cloudy


cloudy
adj.
VERBS
be
look

The beer looked cloudy.

start (BrE)

England and Wales will start cloudy.

become

Later it will become cloudy with rain in places.

remain, stay

It stayed cloudy for most of the day.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

a rather cloudy sky

a little, slightly, etc.

Sometimes the drinking water becomes slightly cloudy.

mostly, partly
Cloudy is used with these nouns: ↑day, ↑eye, ↑liquid, ↑night, ↑sky, ↑weather

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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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 — [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,… …   New thesaurus

  • 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 — 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… …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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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