[syn: cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Cloudy \Cloud"y\ (kloud"[u^]), a. [Compar. Cloudier; superl.
Cloudiest.] [From Cloud, n.]
1. Overcast or obscured with clouds; clouded; as, a cloudy
2. Consisting of a cloud or clouds.
As Moses entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy
pillar descended. --Ex. xxxiii.
3. Indicating gloom, anxiety, sullenness, or ill-nature; not
open or cheerful. "A cloudy countenance." --Shak.
4. Confused; indistinct; obscure; dark.
Cloudy and confused notions of things. --Watts.
5. Lacking clearness, brightness, or luster. "A cloudy
6. Marked with veins or sports of dark or various hues, as
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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: cloudy,
2: full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies" [ant: clear]
3: (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid";
"muddy coffee"; "murky waters" [syn: cloudy, muddy,
mirky, murky, turbid]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
95 Moby Thesaurus words for "cloudy":
Acheronian, Acherontic, Cimmerian, Stygian, addlebrained, addled,
addleheaded, addlepated, adiaphanous, amorphous, angry, beclouded,
befuddled, blind, castellatus, cirrose, cirrous, clear as mud,
cloud-flecked, clouded, cumuliform, cumulous, cyclonic, dark,
dark and gloomy, dim, dirty, dull, fogged, foggy, foul,
fuddlebrained, fuddled, funereal, fuzzy, gloomful, glooming,
gloomy, grumly, hazy, heavy, ill-lighted, ill-lit,
impervious to light, in a fog, in a muddle, indeterminate,
indistinct, intransparent, lenticularis, lowering, mammatus,
misted, misty, mucky, muddled, muddleheaded, muddy, murky, mushy,
muzzy, nebulous, nimbose, nubilous, obscure, opaque, overcast,
overclouded, puzzleheaded, raging, rainy, roiled, roily, shadowy,
shapeless, somber, sombrous, squally, storming, stormy, stratiform,
stratous, tempestuous, thunderheaded, tornadic, transcendent,
turbid, turbulent, typhonic, typhoonish, unclear, unplain, vague,