Meaning of CLOUDY in English

CLOUDY

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cloudy/dull/overcast (= with clouds )

Cloudy skies were forecast.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

day

Fiction: You can't get burned on a cloudy day .

The sky was the color of an iced-over pond on a cloudy day .

Faint scattered sunlight does reach the surface, as on a very cloudy day on Earth.

You can burn just as easily on a cloudy day as on a bright one.

sky

Britain's cloudy skies are only partly to blame for this poor performance.

He looked around, but the streets were empty, cloudy skies indifferent.

As she did so, the windscreen reflected the cloudy sky back at her as a white sheet.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cloudy day

You can still get sunburnt on a cloudy day.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But the only thing there was a fragile gecko, which clung splay-footed to the wall and watched me with cloudy eyes.

He looked around, but the streets were empty, cloudy skies indifferent.

He looked at the water going cloudy pink.

I'd tell myself that the sky only looked grey because it was really still night-time, not because it was cloudy .

In the partly cloudy moonlight, I checked my watch: 0200.

Their eyes met through the cloudy plastic of the window.

There was one rather cloudy window.

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