Examples of wintry in a Sentence
a wintry mix of sleet and snow
She gave me a wintry welcome.
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The Americans received a warm, albeit initially stern, reception in the dour, still-wintry atmosphere of the otherwise empty Provideniya Bay airport in the Chukotka District of Russia.
The Briton had envisioned spending this dark wintry night with hundreds of fellow rugby union fans, but instead found himself in an empty car park.
Set artists Charles Gliha and Hubert Wisniewski created believable evocations of the garret shared by Rodolfo and Marcello, the brilliant street and cafe scene of Act Two, and the grim and wintry Barriere de l'Enfer of Act Three.
More scenes of battle, wintry landscapes, and Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) riding a horse are edited together.
The wintry scene features an ominous wolf, slightly oversize in scale, but the dead have nothing to fear.
This year the risk was acute because of an early spring that caused vines to bud just as wintry weather returned.
As the family business grows, her parents become too busy to pay much attention to the girls, and Klinec learns to love solitary adventures: a wintry spring break alone in a cabin, Thanksgiving on her own in Vienna.
Overall, the first half of April will see some wintry conditions, but the second half of the month should allow for a dramatic switch to more spring-like conditions.
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First Known Use of wintry
before 12th century
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Definition of wintry for English Language Learners
: relating to, happening during, or typical of winter
: not cheerful or friendly
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