Definition of cloudily in US English:

cloudily

adverb

  • See cloudy

    • ‘The crystal cloudily caught the light from outside and slid from silvery-green to quartz-like almost instantaneously.’
    • ‘Moreover, he believed that there are two kinds of truth: a trivial kind, which could be articulated clearly, and a profound kind which could only be spoken about cloudily.’
    • ‘I stared cloudily into space at the warm colors, a tired sensation waving through my body.’
    • ‘When he recalls the high school teacher who straightened him out and gave him the ambition to succeed in conventional society, his monologue is so cloudily written that we never get a vivid picture of the father figure.’

Pronunciation

cloudily

/ˈklaʊdəli//ˈkloudəlē/