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
Remove the icy sand and spray paint the interior white (this brightens and reflects the light).
Every 30 minutes or so, gently scrape the icy particles that will form on the sides, then on top, with your fork.
Temperatures dropped to single digits at night, and yet the Marines would often strip to their shorts and practice cold river crossings, sprinting through the snow and icy water while their bodies went numb.
Use a fork to scrape liquid around pan every half hour, until mixture is flaky, evenly textured and icy, not rock hard or mushy.
Blame icy ocean worlds Might ET be buried under too much ice to phone Earth?
It’s here that the British-American artist Carey Young shot her icy, thoughtful, technically accomplished new video, which takes a distinctly feminist view of jurisprudence.
The roads were particularly icy that trip, and my mom, who had come to pick me up from college for winter break, was especially volatile.
If conditions are icy on top, crampons or traction spikes are a good choice for safe footing.
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First Known Use of icy
before 12th century
Synonymsalgid, arctic, bitter, bone-chilling, chill, chilly, coldish, cool, coolish, freezing, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, cold, nipping, nippy, numbing, polar, shivery, snappy, wintry (also wintery)
Antonymsardent, blazing, boiling, broiling, burning, fervent, fervid, fiery, glowing, hot, igneous, molten, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, seething, sizzling, sultry, sweltering, torrid, ultrahot, warming, white-hot
Related Wordscryogenic, subfreezing, subzero, ultracold; cutting, keen, penetrating, piercing, sharp; bracing, brisk, crisp, invigorating, rigorous; chilled, cooled, frosted, frozen, iced, refrigerated, unheated
Near Antonymslukewarm, tepid; heated, overheated, reheated, warmed; snug, toasty, warm; feverish, flushed, inflamed (also enflamed); canicular, equatorial, muggy, steamy, summery, tropical
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