Examples of wintry in a Sentence
a wintry mix of sleet and snow
She gave me a wintry welcome.
Recent Examples of wintry from the Web
Scott Patterson took care of business early and Denali Strabel got the job done at the last second Thursday evening as one of Alaska's summer sports seasons kicked off in almost wintry conditions.
Back on our wintry July trip, Cricket and his crew convinced us to hold off a day and spend the night in the pack outfit’s distinctly non-hipster yurt.
All of this took place on a wintry afternoon in which tempers got pretty hot, anyway.
But the romantic, wintry escape wasn’t the jetsetting couple’s first adventure abroad together.
There is some concern that Slovakia’s protests could amount to nothing more than a wintry month of discontent that brought down the prime minister but not the system, like in Romania, and that there are few political alternatives.
There will be few signs of Saturday's wintry conditions as the last week of March begins.
The festival brought in thousands of attendees despite chilly, wintry weather.
Kansas City should be getting back to those temperatures by Tuesday, but in the meantime, there's more wintry weather to come.
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WINTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wintry for English Language Learners
: relating to, happening during, or typical of winter
: not cheerful or friendly
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