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chilly

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adjective \ˈchi-lē\

Simple Definition of chilly

  • : noticeably cold

  • : feeling cold

  • : noticeably unfriendly

Full Definition of chilly

chill·i·erchill·i·est

  1. 1 :  noticeably cold :  chilling <a chilly day>

  2. 2 :  unpleasantly affected by cold <chilly spectators>

  3. 3 :  lacking warmth of feeling :  unfriendly <a chilly reception>

  4. 4 :  tending to arouse fear or apprehension <chilly suspicions>

chill·i·ly play \ˈchi-lə-lē\ adverb
chill·i·ness play \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.



1570

First Known Use of chilly

1570

Rhymes with chilly



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