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icy

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adjective \ˈī-sē\

Simple Definition of icy

  • : covered with ice

  • : very cold

  • : not friendly or kind

Full Definition of icy

ic·i·eric·i·est

  1. 1 a :  covered with, abounding in, or consisting of ice b :  intensely cold

  2. 2 :  characterized by coldness :  frigid <an icy stare>; also :  steely <icy nerves>

ic·i·ly play \-sə-lē\ adverb
ic·i·ness play \-sē-nəs\ noun

Examples of icy

  1. <an icy drink that was especially refreshing on that hot afternoon>

  2. <she wondered why the salesclerk at the boutique had given her an icy glare>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of icy

before 12th century

Rhymes with icy




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