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Meaning of "cloudily" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CLOUDILY

cloudily  [ˈklaʊdɪlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CLOUDILY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cloudily is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES CLOUDILY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cloudily in the English dictionary

The definition of cloudily in the dictionary is obscurely or unclearly. Other definition of cloudily is opaquely or muddily.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CLOUDILY


bloodily
ˈblʌdɪlɪ
bodily
ˈbɒdɪlɪ
dilli
ˈdɪlɪ
dilly
ˈdɪlɪ
dowdily
ˈdaʊdɪlɪ
gaudily
ˈɡɔːdɪlɪ
giddily
ˈɡɪdɪlɪ
greedily
ˈɡriːdɪlɪ
handily
ˈhændɪlɪ
moodily
ˈmuːdɪlɪ
Piccadilly
ˌpɪkəˈdɪlɪ
readily
ˈrɛdɪlɪ
rowdily
ˈraʊdɪlɪ
shoddily
ˈʃɒdɪlɪ
speedily
ˈspiːdɪlɪ
steadily
ˈstɛdɪlɪ
sturdily
ˈstɜːdɪlɪ
tardily
ˈtɑːdɪlɪ
tidily
ˈtaɪdɪlɪ
unsteadily
ʌnˈstedɪlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CLOUDILY

cloud rack
cloud-cuckoo-land
cloudage
cloudberries
cloudberry
cloudburst
clouded leopard
clouded magpie
clouded yellow
cloudier
cloudiest
cloudiness
cloudland
cloudless
cloudlessly
cloudlessness
cloudlet
cloudlike
cloudscape
cloudy

WORDS THAT END LIKE CLOUDILY

bawdily
beadily
dandily
foolhardily
hardily
headily
muddily
needily
randily
reedily
seedily
shadily
trendily
unhandily
unreadily
untidily
weedily
windily
wordily
woundily

Synonyms and antonyms of cloudily in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cloudily» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CLOUDILY

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黯然
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cloudily
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cloudily
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cloudily
380 millions of speakers
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cloudily
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cloudily
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cloudily
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cloudily
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cloudily
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Awan
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wolkig
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cloudily
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cloudily
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Awan
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cloudily
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Translator English - Tamil

cloudily
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सभ्यपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hareli
70 millions of speakers

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cloudily
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Translator English - Polish

pochmurnie
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cloudily
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cloudily
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cloudily
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cloudily
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Translator English - Swedish

cloudily
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cloudily
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cloudily

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CLOUDILY»

The term «cloudily» is used very little and occupies the 181.641 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cloudily

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CLOUDILY»

Discover the use of cloudily in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cloudily and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Journals of the House of Commons
To make the like to Sir Cloudily Shovell. To increase the Postmaster's Salary at Deal to 1 2 /. per Annum - - To increase the Chief Clerk of the Admiralty's Salary to 250 /. per Annum 'o make an Increase of .5 /. per Annum to the Clerk of the ...
Great Britain House of Commons, 1803
2
The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and ...
Some had rather have good discipline delivered plainly, by way of preceats, than cloudily enwrapped inallegories. Spenser. — ile was commanded to write so cloudily by Coinutus. Drtden. * CLOUDINESS, n. s. [from cioud'y.] 1. The state of ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1807
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of ...
I. With clouds; darkly. 2. Obscurely ; .nbt perspicuously. — Some had rather good discipline, delivered plainly, by way of precepts, than cloudily enwrapped in allegories. Spenser. — He was commandtd to write so cloudily by Cornutus. Dryden.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1816
4
A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture
... or sermoned at large, as they use, then thus cloudily enwrapped in allegorical devises.8 Even more interestingly, Spenser adds that this characteristic veiling or 'cloudily enwrapping' is appropriate to an age which admires ideal fictions and ...
Michael Hattaway, 2008
5
Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, ...
But the English mind, when it leaves the old moorings for a new and untried haven, gropes cloudily, as it were; is dubious lest every step should be into a pitfall, and bargains with its love of the old to take the least of possible risks, contenting ...
6
Priority in Aristotle's Metaphysics
If the formal cause of (e.g.) the process-type thunder just is its efficient cause, fire being cloudily-quenched, it would be difficult to see how thunder too could be taken as the formal cause of fire being cloudily-quenched. For it is not clear at all  ...
Michail Peramatzis, Michail M. Peramatzis, 2011
7
A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue
Small beer, brandy, and sugar : this m xture, with the addition of a lemon, -was, by failors, formerly called Sir Cloudily, in memory of ^ir Cloudily Shovel, who used frequently to regale himself with it. Floating Academy, See Campbell's Academy.
Francis Grose, 1796
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A New Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture
Herron 1970: 181–2) Even more interestingly, Spenser adds that this characteristic veiling or 'cloudily enwrapping' is appropriate to an age which admires ideal fictions and things not as they are but 'as might best be' (Herron 1970).
Michael Hattaway, 2010
9
The Great Journey: In Pursuit of Jesus' Way, Truth and Life
And think, if hell owns the riches of this world of darkness, what's its excuse? Note Jesus' sayings, What are you seeking? Come and see. Follow Me. Instead of trying to see cloudily through your imagination. And Jesus continues saying, I am ...
Bonnie Gulan, 2002
10
Harrison's British Classicks: The Spectator
Palling afterwards by Sir Cloudily Sho- vel, he flung his hand that way, and cried — ' Sir Cloudily Shovel! a very * gallant man!' As we Hood before Bufby's tomb, the knight uttered him- ftlf again after the fame manner — ' Dr. Bulbyl a great man!
Thomas Stothard, 1786

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CLOUDILY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cloudily is used in the context of the following news items.
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Endgame for the Grexit, or More of the Same? By Dr. Robert Zaller
Tsipras responded by calling a snap referendum, cloudily worded, whose gravamen was a request for acceptance or rejection of the terms ... «Hellenic News of America, Jul 15»
2
Spectator competition: 'Well Spanked' paint (plus: here comes the …
Here, all is bony scraped canvas: two walls in the lost-white nostalgia of Much-washed Underwear, the others in a cloudily clotted Mucilage. «Spectator.co.uk, Jun 15»
3
Style Z Zegna Spring 2016 Menswear
So, cloudily transparent, laser-cut, and heat-bonded outerwear revealed the blurred outline of a reinterpreted Zegna logo print on T-shirts ... «Style.com, Jun 15»
4
Joanna Blythman review: Castlehill, Dundee
... fennel-dyed orange with saffron, alongside brick-red soused mussels, under an ephemeral foam of something ecru and cloudily dreamy. «Herald Scotland, Jun 15»
5
Review: 'Dark Places' Starring Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult …
... basic thread of believability to it, and not be this near-comical concatenation of ridiculous twists and salacious, cloudily motivated behaviors. «Indie Wire, Jun 15»
6
Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont …
Occasionally, Beaumont's style can be cloudily academic, with sentences about “the consolidation of urban capitalism and its attendant class ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
7
Gregor Kregar Sculpture of Giant Phallus Causes Public Outcry
Meant to convey a cloudily form, residents of the working class area are complaining that the sculpture is an obvious phallic symbol. They do ... «artnet News, Feb 15»
8
John Doe: restaurant review
I order a couple of glasses of prosecco and I know from the moment it splashes cloudily into the glass that it's a “natural” wine. “It has a lovely ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
9
John Cleese: short changed Photo: Fairfax Media via Getty Images
Cleese cloudily recalls the fisticuffs between this troubled woman and his loving and gentle father, a constant feature in the 12 different homes ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 14»
10
Designing Experience: Klara Lewis Interviewed
... way that sometimes suggests the fixed framework of techno, detached enough to appear gently and cloudily and slowly reveal new elements. «The Quietus, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cloudily [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cloudily>. Jul 2020 ».
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