Cloud·y a. [Compar. Cloudier superl. Cloudiest.]
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.”
4. Confused; indistinct; obscure; dark.
Cloudy and confused notions of things. --Watts.
5. Lacking clearness, brightness, or luster. “A cloudy diamond.”
6. Marked with veins or sports of dark or various hues, as marble.
adj 1: lacking definite form or limits; "gropes among cloudy issues
toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous
distinction between pride and conceit" [syn: nebulose,
2: (of especially liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy
liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters" [syn: muddy, mirky,
3: full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies" [ant: clear]
[also: cloudiest, cloudier]