Clammy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈklæmi|  American pronunciation of the word clammy
Brit.  |ˈklami|  British pronunciation of the word clammy


- unpleasantly cool and humid(syn: dank)

a clammy handshake
clammy weather


His hand was cold and clammy.

...after a clammy handshake, the two bitter rivals squared off for a no-holds-barred debate...

Get your clammy hands off me!

The very thought of his cold clammy hands repulsed me.

a person who is algid is marked by prostration and has cold clammy skin and low blood pressure

Word forms

comparative: clammier
superlative: clammiest
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