What does the word clammy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Clamminess.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Clammily.

Usage examples for clammy

  1. He made no effort to rise, but slowly extended a grimy, clammy hand which Sam pressed with some hesitation. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  2. The barbarous politician had forgotten the recent success of his plottings in the melancholy contemplation of a sorrow that made the night blacker, the clammy heat more oppressive, the still air more heavy, the dumb solitude more significant of torment than of peace. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  3. You shuddered- your hand has gone cold and clammy. – A Day with Robert Schumann by May Byron