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clammy

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CIDE DICTIONARY

clammya. [Cf. AS. clām clay. See Clam to clog, and cf. Clay.].
     Having the quality of being viscous or adhesive; soft and sticky; glutinous; damp and adhesive, as if covered with a cold perspiration.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clammy, adj. (clammier, clammiest)
1 unpleasantly damp and sticky or slimy.
2 (of weather) cold and damp.

Derivative
clammily adv. clamminess n.
Etymology
ME f. clam to daub

THESAURUS

clammy

adhesive, amylaceous, bathed in sweat, beaded with sweat, clabbered, close, clotted, coagulated, curdled, damp, diaphoretic, doughy, drenched with sweat, foggy, gaumy, gelatinous, glairy, gluelike, gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, grumous, gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, heavy, humid, in a sweat, inspissated, jelled, jellied, jellylike, misty, moist, mucilaginous, muggy, pasty, perspiring, perspiry, ropy, slabby, slimy, slithery, starchy, sticky, stodgy, stringy, sudatory, sudoric, sudorific, sweating, sweaty, syrupy, tacky, tenacious, thick, thickened, tough, tremelloid, tremellose, viscid, viscose, viscous, wet, wet with sweat, wilted

ROGET THESAURUS

clammy

Semiliquidity

N semiliquidity, stickiness, viscidity, viscosity, gummosity, glutinosity, mucosity, spissitude, crassitude, lentor, adhesiveness, inspissation, incrassation, thickening, jelly, mucilage, gelatin, gluten, carlock, fish glue, ichthyocol, ichthycolla, isinglass, mucus, phlegm, goo, pituite, lava, glair, starch, gluten, albumen, milk, cream, protein, treacle, gum, size, glue (tenacity), wax, beeswax, emulsion, soup, squash, mud, slush, slime, ooze, moisture, marsh, semifluid, semiliquid, tremellose, half melted, half frozen, milky, muddy, lacteal, lactean, lacteous, lactescent, lactiferous, emulsive, curdled, thick, succulent, uliginous, gelatinous, albuminous, mucilaginous, glutinous, glutenous, gelatin, mastic, amylaceous, ropy, clammy, clotted, viscid, viscous, sticky, tacky, gooey, slab, slabby, lentous, pituitous, mucid, muculent, mucous, gummy.


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