HyperDic: clayey

English > 2 senses of the word clayey:
ADJECTIVEallclayey, argillaceousresembling or containing clay
allclayey, cloggy, heavy(used of soil) compact and fine-grained
clayey > pronunciation
Soundskley'iy
English > clayey: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling or containing clay.
Synonymargillaceous
Oppositearenaceous, sandy, sandlikeresembling or containing or abounding in sand
Spanisharcilloso, argiloso
Catalanargilenc, argil·lós, argilós
English > clayey: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(used of soil) compact and fine-grained.
Example"the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"
Synonymscloggy, heavy
BroadercompactClosely and firmly united or packed together

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