bone–chilling

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adjective bone–chill·ing \ˈbōn-ˌchi-liŋ\

Definition of bone–chilling

  1. :  intensely cold bone–chilling weather; also :  penetrating, disturbing, or intense in emotional or physical effect bone–chilling drama a bone–chilling wind

1861

First Known Use of bone–chilling

1861


BONE–CHILLING Defined for English Language Learners

bone–chilling

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adjective bone–chill·ing \ˈbōn-ˌchi-liŋ\

Definition of bone–chilling for English Language Learners

  • : very cold

  • : causing strong feelings of fear, terror, etc.

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