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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: Probably from clam 'to spread something soft, stick' (11-19 centuries), from Old English clæman

clammy

adjective
     
clam‧my
feeling unpleasantly wet, cold, and sticky:
Get your clammy hands off me!
clammily adverb
clamminess noun [uncountable]

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