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clammyadjective

uk   /ˈklæm.i/ us   /ˈklæm.i/
sticky and slightly wet in an unpleasant way: My hands felt all clammy. It was a hot, clammy day.
clamminess
noun [U] uk   /ˈklæm.i.nəs/ us   /ˈklæm.i.nəs/
(Definition of clammy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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clammyadjective

us   /ˈklæm·i/
slightly wet and cool, in an unpleasant way: Her forehead was hot, but her hands were clammy.
(Definition of clammy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clammy”
in Spanish sudoroso, pegajoso…
in Vietnamese ẩm ướt…
in Malaysian berlengas…
in Thai ที่ชื้นหรือเย็นมาก…
in French moite…
in German feucht und klebrig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黏糊糊的, 黏湿的…
in Turkish yapış yapış, ıslak ve yapışkan…
in Russian холодный и влажный…
in Indonesian lembab…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黏糊糊的, 黏濕的…
in Polish lepki…
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