Examples of icy in a Sentence
an icy drink that was especially refreshing on that hot afternoon
she wondered why the salesclerk at the boutique had given her an icy glare
Recent Examples of icy from the Web
From the neck down, the couture was more inviting with its icy-blue and lavender blazers featuring unconventional slits and intricate beaded details that ask for more than a double take.
Drink these cold, not icy, but on the colder end of the spectrum.
The sensation of a crisp, white cotton dress or top against your skin is like an icy glass of water for the brain.
Juice casts an impossibly beautiful Shakur as its heavy, one of a quartet of New York street kids who while away the hours chasing girls, partying and executing petty scams that escalate into felonies thanks to Bishop’s icy ambition.
On a steep descent, Gong fell hundreds of feet down an icy slope, landing on his back.
Who needs Michelin stars when you’re at the bar with that po’ boy and an icy honey ale, entertained by the kitchen staff doing its thing?
Shortly after Cassini arrived at Saturn, the spacecraft discovered mysterious plumes of water spewing into space from the tiger stripes in the icy moon's surface, hinting at the existence of a subsurface ocean.
The deaths came amid warnings from officials around the state urging people to be careful around rivers that are high, fast and icy as warm spring temperatures melt heavy snow that fell in the Utah mountains.
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First Known Use of icy
before 12th century
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Definition of icy for English Language Learners
: covered with ice
: very cold
: not friendly or kind
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