Definition of cloud cover in English:

Share this entry

cloud cover

Pronunciation: /ˈkloud ˌkəvər/


[in singular]
A mass of cloud covering all or most of the sky.
Example sentences
  • Although their ultimate enemy had been the weather, the mist and cloud cover had made the attack possible in the first place.
  • However, as the rain subsided and the cloud cover eased, the music came to soothe and reward the faithful group of supporters.
  • Not only were the mosquito's unbearable because of recent rains, the cloud cover was the worst I've seen in a while.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: cloud cov·er

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.