Cloud"y (), a. [Compar. Cloudier (); superl. Cloudiest.] [From Cloud, n.]

1.

Overcast or obscured with clouds; clouded; as, a cloudy sky.

2.

Consisting of a cloud or clouds.

As Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar descended. Ex. xxxiii. 9

3.

Indicating gloom, anxiety, sullenness, or ill-nature; not open or cheerful.

"A cloudy countenance."

Shak.

4.

Confused; indistinct; obscure; dark.

Cloudy and confused notions of things. Watts.

5.

Lacking clearness, brightness, or luster.

"A cloudy diamond."

Boyle.

6.

Marked with veins or sports of dark or various hues, as marble.

 

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