Meaning of “clammy” in the English Dictionary

"clammy" in British English

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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)

"clammy" in American English

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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)