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
Use a fork to scrape liquid around pan every half hour, until mixture is flaky, evenly textured and icy, not rock hard or mushy.
Remove the icy sand and spray paint the interior white (this brightens and reflects the light).
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.
Every 30 minutes or so, gently scrape the icy particles that will form on the sides, then on top, with your fork.
The whole ordeal took two to three hours, lubricated by copious amounts of icy beer and pork rinds.
Data from the spacecraft indicate Saturn's rings — which consist of icy bits ranging in size from dust to mountains — may be on the less massive side.
The moments of breathtaking drama: sliding down mountainsides, plunging into icy waters.
One of London’s most unique holiday rituals is the annual Peter Pan Cup, where members of the Serpentine Swimming Club jump into lake in Hyde Park for an icy Christmas Day race.
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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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