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clammy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clammy  \Clam"my\,  a.  [Compar.  {Clammier};  superl.  {Clammiest}.] 
  [Cf.  AS  cl[=a]m  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clammy 
  adj  :  unpleasantly  cool  and  humid;  "a  clammy  handshake";  "clammy 
  weather";  "a  dank  cellar";  "dank  rain  forests"  [syn:  {dank}] 




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