clammy

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clam·my / ˈklamē/ • adj. (clam·mi·er, clam·mi·est) unpleasantly damp and sticky or slimy to touch. ∎  (of air or atmosphere) damp and unpleasant.DERIVATIVES: clam·mi·ly / ˈklaməlē/ adv.clam·mi·ness n.

clammy

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clammy XIV. f. (with -Y 1) clam (XIV) smear, daub, a new formation on clammed, pt. and pp. of OE. clǣman smear, anoint, daub = MDu. klēmen, OHG. kleimen, ON. kleima daub, plaster :- Gmc. *klaimjan, f. *klaimaz clay, f. base repr. by CLAY.