Definition of cumulous in US English:

cumulous

adjective

Meteorology
  • See cumulus

    • ‘The spokesperson explained that heavy thunderstorms come from cumulous cloud, which go up to 40,000 ft into the atmosphere.’
    • ‘I looked up, a little surprised that half the moon was covered in heavy cumulous clouds.’
    • ‘It conjures up an even bleaker, but nonetheless beautiful landscape of rusted metal and sand, some figures gamboling just over the shore line towards a stunning sky of moody cumulous.’
    • ‘We were both quiet as we watched the cirrus and cumulous clouds float aimlessly in the vast opening above us.’
    • ‘Above the mighty fortress of earth, dark cumulous nimbus clouds clash violently against each other invoking the worst of all storms and hindering all whom dare to cross by air.’

Pronunciation

cumulous

/-ləs/