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[kloud-lis] /ˈklaʊd lɪs/
having no clouds; clear:
a cloudless sky.
Origin of cloudless
1350-1400; Middle English. See cloud, -less
Related forms
cloudlessly, adverb
cloudlessness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The sun has set, the moon has not risen; a cloudless sky discloses a heaven glittering with countless gems of light.

    The Story of the Heavens Robert Stawell Ball
  • The early July days were cloudless and full of hot, stinging noises.

    Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • The sun was now quite close to the horizon, branding the ocean with a purple glare, but itself descending into a cloudless sky.

  • The rain was over, and the moon was shining in a cloudless sky.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • He cast his eye skyward, where the sun shone hot from the cloudless blue.

    The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
  • He gazed long and earnestly at the hard, cold, cloudless sky.

    The Hound From The North Ridgwell Cullum
  • The sky was blue and cloudless above him, and there were no stars at all.

    Homo Inferior Mari Wolf
  • It was all in bright and warm weather, under a cloudless sky.

    The Siege of Boston Allen French
Word Origin and History for cloudless

1590s, from cloud (n.) + -less.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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