Meaning of CLOUDY in English
cloud ‧ y /ˈklaʊdi/ BrE AmE adjective
1 . a cloudy sky, day etc is dark because there are a lot of clouds OPP clear :
a cloudy night with some light rain
Tomorrow, it will be cloudy and cool.
2 . cloudy liquids are not clear:
a rather cloudy wine
3 . cloudy thoughts, memories etc are not very clear or exact
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▪ cloudy with a lot of clouds:
The weather was cold and cloudy.
▪ grey ( also gray American English ) grey in colour, because there are dark clouds – used especially in written descriptions:
Mary looked out at the cold grey sky.
▪ overcast dark and completely covered with clouds:
a chilly overcast day
▪ leaden literary a leaden sky is grey and full of dark clouds:
Snow fell from a leaden sky.
▪ gloomy dark and cloudy, in a depressing way:
The gloomy weather shows no sign of improving.
▪ foggy with thick low cloud that is difficult to see through. You use foggy especially about low-lying places:
a foggy day in London in November
▪ misty with light low cloud that is difficult to see through. You use misty especially about places that are next to water or in the mountains:
a cold misty morning
▪ hazy with air that looks cloudy, because there is smoke, dust, or mist in it:
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012