n 1: any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases
that is visible
2: a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a
3: out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds"
4: suspicion affecting your reputation; "after that mistake he
was under a cloud"
v 1: make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our
beaches." [syn: overcast
] [ant: clear up
2: make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the
clouds" [syn: obscure
, haze over
3: billow up in the form of a cloud: "The smoke clouded above
4: make gloomy or depressed; "Their faces were clouded with
5: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's
reputation" [syn: defile
6: colour with streaks or blotches of different shades [syn: mottle
7: make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to
which it was added"