We do not need to revisit the clammy atelier of science class.
Beads of sweat now covered his forehead, and his arms and legs were clammy.
Until the threshold of 270 was crossed, the stillness of the clammy night continued to hang over the city.
"soft and sticky," late 14c., probably from Middle English clam "viscous, sticky, muddy" (mid-14c.), from Old English clæm "mud, sticky clay," from Proto-Germanic *klaimaz "clay" (cf. Flemish klammig, Low German klamig "sticky, damp," Old English clæman "to smear, plaster;" cf. clay). With -y (2). Related: Clammily; clamminess.