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Synonyms of cloud in English:


  • 1 a cloud of blue exhaust smoke
    mass, billow, pall, shroud, mantle, blanket, layer, sheet, curtain, canopy
  • 2 from the elms rose a cloud of rooks
    mass, multitude, host, horde, throng, crowd
  • 3 the dark clouds of a recession
    threat, menace, shadow, spectre, blight;
    gloom, darkness, chill, pall;
    trouble, problem, worry
  • Phrases

    on cloud nine/seven
    [Antonyms] depressed
    ecstatic, rapturous, joyful, elated, blissful, joyous, beatific, euphoric, enraptured, in seventh heaven, transported, in transports, in raptures, beside oneself with joy/happiness, rhapsodic, ravished, enchanted, delighted, thrilled, overjoyed, very happy
    informal over the moon, on top of the world, walking on air, blissed out
    Australian informal wrapped
    under a cloud
    they arrive in a rush, having fled New Hampshire under a cloud
    in disgrace, disgraced, discredited, shamed


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  • 1 the sky clouded
    become cloudy, cloud over, become overcast, become gloomy, grow dim, lour, blacken, darken, dim
    [Antonyms] clear
  • 2 the bottom of the river is churned up, clouding the water
    make cloudy, make murky, dirty, darken, blacken;
    North American  roil, rile
    [Antonyms] clear
  • 3 anger clouded my professional judgement
    confuse, muddle;
    make unclear, obscure, fog, befog, muddy, blur
    [Antonyms] clarify
  • Word links

    nephophobia fear of clouds
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