cloud of suspicion

Cloud of suspicion
If a cloud of suspicion hangs over an individual, it means that they are not believed or are distrusted.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cloud of suspicion —    If a cloud of suspicion hangs over an individual, it means that they are not believed or are distrusted.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Cloud of suspicion —   If a cloud of suspicion hangs over an individual, it means that they are not believed or are distrusted …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • cloud — cloud1 W3S3 [klaud] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in the sky)¦ 2¦(in the air)¦ 3¦(problem)¦ 4 under a cloud (of suspicion) 5 be on cloud nine 6 every cloud has a silver lining 7 be/live in cloud cuckoo land ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: clud rock, hill ;… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • suspicion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ strong ▪ There is strong suspicion on both sides that information is being withheld. ▪ considerable, deep, grave, great ▪ the slightest …   Collocations dictionary

  • suspicion — n. suspecting mistrust 1) to arouse, cause, create, evoke, sow, stir (a) suspicion 2) to entertain, harbor, have a suspicion 3) to confirm a suspicion 4) to cast suspicion on 5) to allay, dispel suspicion 6) a groundless, unfounded suspicion 7) a …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cloud — n. 1) to disperse clouds (the strong wind dispersed the clouds) 2) dark; heavy, thick; high; scattered; threatening clouds 3) rain, storm clouds; thunderclouds 4) a mushroom; radioactive cloud 5) clouds form; gather 6) clouds scud across the sky… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cloud — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, rock, cloud, from Old English clūd; perhaps akin to Greek gloutos buttock Date: 14th century 1. a visible mass of particles of condensed vapor (as water or ice) suspended in the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suspicion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. mistrust, distrust, apprehension; doubt, misgiving, jealousy; supposition, inkling, intimation, hint; trace, touch, shade, modicum. See littleness, fear, feeling. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. misgiving,… …   English dictionary for students

  • cloud — noun 1》 a visible mass of condensed watery vapour floating in the atmosphere, typically high above the general level of the ground.     ↘an indistinct or billowing mass, especially of smoke or dust. 2》 a state or cause of gloom or anxiety. 3》 an… …   English new terms dictionary

  • cloud — n 1. haze, vapor, mist, steam, fog, Inf. pea soup; nebula, nebulosity, smoke, smog, soot, dust, puff; smoke screen, dust storm. 2. pall, shroud, mantle, cloak, veil, screen, shade, shadow, cover. 3. blur, smudge, smear, smutch, smirch; blotch,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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