Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a clammy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a clammy manner.

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  • adverb In a clammy manner.

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  • adverb in a clammy manner

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Examples

  • The quilted padding beneath was soaked through with sweat, and clung to him clammily.

    Tran Siberian

  • Jerry, white and clammily sweating, knew that in a few more minutes he would have to dismount and run.

    The Elvis Latte

  • His muscles were so rigid, his flesh so clammily cold, already the violet shadows of dissolution lay beneath his closed eyes.

    "The Moon Woman" by Minna Irving, part 1

  • His muscles were so rigid, his flesh so clammily cold, already the violet shadows of dissolution lay beneath his closed eyes.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • If the organisers know how apt it is to be marking the anniversary of a death rather than a birth – unlike most of us, Larkin didn't start with the death-fear at 40; it clammily took hold of him when he was still in his 20s – they are not letting on.

    In search of the real Philip Larkin

  • It is still in our room somewhere, and is bound to make himself clammily felt at some ungodly hour of the night.

    The wildlife I keep under the bed

  • It is still in our room somewhere, and is bound to make himself clammily felt at some ungodly hour of the night.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • The heat of the ride had gone, and I remember feeling my shirt hang clammily on my shoulders.

    Prester John

  • The quilted padding beneath was soaked through with sweat, and clung to him clammily.

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • But she could do little about her hair, which was sticking to her scalp, and even Jess about her soaked clothing, now adhering clammily to her skin.

    Rome's Revenge

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