clammy adj : unpleasantly cool and humid; "a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests" [syn: dank] [also: clammiest, clammier]
- Rhymes: -æmi
- Cold and damp, usually referring to hands or palms.
- His hands were clammy from fright
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