chilly


chilly

adjective \ˈchi-lē\

: noticeably cold

: feeling cold

: noticeably unfriendly

chill·i·erchill·i·est

Full Definition of CHILLY

1
:  noticeably cold :  chilling <a chilly day>
2
:  unpleasantly affected by cold <chilly spectators>
3
:  lacking warmth of feeling :  unfriendly <a chilly reception>
4
:  tending to arouse fear or apprehension <chilly suspicions>
chill·i·ly \ˈchi-lə-lē\ adverb
chill·i·ness \ˈchi-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of CHILLY

  1. It's a little chilly outside.
  2. You must be chilly without a coat on.
  3. They gave him a chilly reception.

First Known Use of CHILLY

1570

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