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chilly

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adjective \ˈchi-lē\

Simple Definition of chilly

  • : noticeably cold

  • : feeling cold

  • : noticeably unfriendly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chilly

chillier

chilliest

  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>

chillily

play \ˈchi-lə-lē\ adverb

chilliness

play \ˈchi-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of chilly in a sentence

  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


CHILLY Defined for Kids

chilly

play
adjective \ˈchi-lē\

Definition of chilly for Students

chillier

chilliest

  1. :  noticeably cold <a chilly morning>





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