Definition of 'clammy'
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The fog was entirely harmless, though, and just left father and son cold and clammy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Each time I was sweating, but cold and clammy to touch. The Sun (2016)The clammy atmosphere of espionage is wonderfully conveyed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Everything in the boat was damp and clammy. Three Men in a Boat (1889)We could almost touch its cold and clammy surface. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Looking out over the valley she suddenly felt cold and clammy. Know Your Own Mind (1991)My pyjamas were sticking to my clammy skin and my duvet was a concrete block pressing on my chest. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The air grew cold and clammy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The damp, clammy fabric clung to my legs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And in that morbidly cold and clammy phrase is the clue to what killed French food. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He's just fat and has clammy skin. The Sun (2014)Her friends noticed that she had cold, clammy skin and a rapid but weak pulse and was turning blue. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)Dublin's clammy atmosphere and its oppressive social and religious mores are a convincing backdrop to a moving drama conveyed by a master writer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)By 52 you'll be begging for the clammy grip of death. The Sun (2010)Forty minutes after the test began she remained cold, her skin was clammy, and she was pale and depressed. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)I was doing just that, with my left hand on the table, when a clammy hand was placed on mine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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