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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
  • adj. Of or like a cloud or clouds.
  • adj. Marked with indistinct masses or streaks: cloudy marble.
  • adj. Not transparent, as certain liquids.
  • adj. Open to more than one interpretation.
  • adj. Not clearly perceived or perceptible.
  • adj. Troubled; gloomy: His future at the company is cloudy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Covered with or characterised by clouds; overcast.
  • adj. Not transparent or clear.
  • adj. Uncertain; unclear.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Overcast or obscured with clouds; clouded; as, a cloudy sky.
  • adj. Consisting of a cloud or clouds.
  • adj. Indicating gloom, anxiety, sullenness, or ill-nature; not open or cheerful.
  • adj. Confused; indistinct; obscure; dark.
  • adj. Lacking clearness, brightness, or luster.
  • adj. Marked with veins or sports of dark or various hues, as marble.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Overcast with clouds; obscured by clouds: as, a cloudy day; a cloudy sky.
  • Consisting of a cloud or clouds; of the nature of a cloud.
  • Obscure; dark; not easily understood.
  • Having the appearance of gloom; indicating gloom, anxiety, sullenness, or ill nature; not open or cheerful.
  • Marked with spots or areas of dark or various hues, or by clouding or a blending of light and shade or of colors.
  • Wanting in luster, brightness, transparency, or clearness; dimmed: as, a cloudy diamond.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking definite form or limits
  • adj. (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
  • adj. full of or covered with clouds

Etymologies

cloud +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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