AskDefine | Define clammy

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clammy adj : unpleasantly cool and humid; "a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests" [syn: dank] [also: clammiest, clammier]

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  1. Cold and damp, usually referring to hands or palms.
    His hands were clammy from fright


Cold and damp

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