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clammy

clam·my

clammy

 
pronunciation:
klae mi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: clammier, clammiest
definition 1: damp, cool, and sticky.
He dreaded having to shake hands with her parents as he knew his hands were clammy.The atmosphere was clammy in the cave.
 
synonyms:
damp, moist
antonyms:
dry
similar words:
chilly, dank, drizzly, pasty, sticky, sweaty
definition 2: morbid or gloomy.
a clammy feeling that something is very wrong
synonyms:
gloomy, morbid
similar words:
anxious, sickly, sinking, uneasy
derivations: clammily (adv.), clamminess (n.)