adjective \ˈī-sē\

: covered with ice

: very cold

: not friendly or kind


Full Definition of ICY

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


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