Clayey - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkleɪi|
Brit.  |ˈkleɪɪ|

adjective

- (used of soil) compact and fine-grained(syn: cloggy, heavy)

the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated

Examples

...had the feeling that the natives were of a different clay than us and that neither side would ever understand the other...

the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated

...walked barefoot through adhesive, clayey mud...

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