Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Damp and cold; soft and sticky.

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Usage examples "clammy":

  1. He made no effort to rise, but slowly extended a grimy, clammy hand which Sam pressed with some hesitation. - "Captain Jinks, Hero", 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", Joseph Conrad.
  3. You shuddered- your hand has gone cold and clammy. - "A Day with Robert Schumann", May Byron.