chilling

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adjective chill·ing \ˈchi-liŋ\

Definition of chilling

  1. :  gravely disturbing or frightening a chilling case of abuse

chillingly

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Examples of chilling in a sentence

  1. a Southern visitor who was unused to the chilling air of a Northeast winter

1815

First Known Use of chilling

1815


CHILLING Defined for English Language Learners

chilling

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adjective chill·ing \ˈchi-liŋ\

Definition of chilling for English Language Learners

  • : very disturbing or frightening


CHILLING Defined for Kids

chilling

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adjective chill·ing \ˈchi-liŋ\

Definition of chilling for Students

  1. :  very upsetting or frightening But nearly every book mentioned one chilling story … — Ann M. Martin, Baby-sitters' Winter Vacation



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