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British English: /klaʊd/
American English: /klaʊd/

Translation of cloud in French:


  • 2
    uncountable (Meteorology) also cloud mass
    nuages mpl
    some patches of cloud
    quelques nuages
    there's a lot of cloud about
    il fait un temps très nuageux
  • 4 [figurative] (negative feature) a cloud of gloom/uncertainty
    un voile de tristesse/d'incertitude
    to cast a cloud over something
    jeter une ombre sur quelque chose

transitive verb

  • 1 (blur)
    (steam, breath)
    embuer (mirror)
    rendre [quelque chose] trouble (liquid)
    brouiller (vision)
    clouded with tears
    voilé or brouillé de larmes

intransitive verb


to be living in cloud-cuckoo-land

croire au père Noël

to have one's head in the clouds

avoir la tête dans les nuages

to be on cloud nine


to be/leave under a cloud

être/partir en état de disgrâce

Phrasal verbs

cloud over

se couvrir (de nuages)
Definition of cloud in:
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