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icy

adjective \ˈī-sē\

: covered with ice

: very cold

: not friendly or kind

ic·i·eric·i·est

Full Definition of ICY

1
a :  covered with, abounding in, or consisting of ice
b :  intensely cold
2
:  characterized by coldness :  frigid <an icy stare>; also :  steely <icy nerves>
ic·i·ly \-sə-lē\ adverb
ic·i·ness \-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>

First Known Use of ICY

before 12th century

Rhymes with ICY

ICINESS Defined for Kids

icy

adjective \ˈī-sē\
ic·i·eric·i·est

Definition of ICY for Kids

1
:  covered with, full of, or being ice <icy roads>
2
:  very cold <an icy wind>
3
:  unfriendly 1 <an icy look>
ic·i·ly \ˈī-sə-lē\ adverb

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