on a cloud

on a cloud
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [on, awn ey kloud]
    • /ɒn, ɔn eɪ klaʊd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [on, awn ey kloud]
    • /ɒn, ɔn eɪ klaʊd/

Definitions of on a cloud words

  • noun on a cloud a visible collection of particles of water or ice suspended in the air, usually at an elevation above the earth's surface. 1
  • noun on a cloud any similar mass, especially of smoke or dust. 1
  • noun on a cloud a dim or obscure area in something otherwise clear or transparent. 1
  • noun on a cloud a patch or spot differing in color from the surrounding surface. 1
  • noun on a cloud anything that obscures or darkens something, or causes gloom, trouble, suspicion, disgrace, etc. 1
  • noun on a cloud a great number of insects, birds, etc., flying together: a cloud of locusts obscuring the sun. 1

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Origin of on a cloud

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English; Old English clūd rock, hill; probably akin to clod

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on a cloud popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

on a cloud usage trend in Literature

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