chilly

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chill·y

 (chĭl′ē)
adj. chill·i·er, chill·i·est
1. Cool or cold enough to cause discomfort. See Synonyms at cold.
2. Feeling cold, often to the point of shivering.
3. Unenthusiastic: The movie opened to a chilly reception from the critics.
4. Distant and cool; unfriendly: a chilly look.

chill′i·ly adv.
chill′i·ness n.

chilly

(ˈtʃɪlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
1. causing or feeling cool or moderately cold
2. without warmth; unfriendly
3. (of people) sensitive to cold
ˈchilliness n

chill•y

(ˈtʃɪl i)

adj. chill•i•er, chill•i•est.
1. cool enough to cause shivering: a chilly breeze.
2. feeling cold; sensitive to cold: chilly hands.
3. without warmth of feeling: a chilly reply.
4. frightening; disturbing.
[1560–70]
chill′i•ly, adv.
chill′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chilly - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungencychilly - very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
hot pepper - any of various pungent capsicum fruits
jalapeno pepper, jalapeno - hot green or red pepper of southwestern United States and Mexico
cayenne, cayenne pepper - a long and often twisted hot red pepper
chili powder - powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
Adj.1.chilly - not characterized by emotion; "a female form in marble--a chilly but ideal medium for depicting abstract virtues"-C.W.Cunningham
unemotional - unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
2.chilly - appreciably or disagreeably cold
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
3.chilly - lacking warmth of feeling; "a chilly greeting"
unfriendly - not disposed to friendship or friendliness; "an unfriendly coldness of manner"; "an unfriendly action to take"

chilly

adjective
1. cool, fresh, sharp, crisp, penetrating, brisk, breezy, draughty, nippy, parky (Brit. informal), blowy It was a chilly afternoon.
cool hot, warm, mild, sunny, scorching, sweltering, balmy
2. unfriendly, hostile, unsympathetic, frigid, unresponsive, unwelcoming, cold as ice I was slightly afraid of his chilly, distant politeness.
unfriendly welcoming, warm, friendly, sympathetic, responsive, cordial, sociable, affable, congenial, chummy (informal)

chilly

adjective
1. Marked by a low temperature:
Translations
بَارِدبارِد، مُسَبِّبٌ للقَشْعَريرَه
studenýchladnýmrazivý
kølig
jäätäväkylmäviileä
hladan
kaldur, napur
寒い
쌀쌀한
hladen
kylig
หนาวเย็น
lạnh lẽo

chilly

[ˈtʃɪlɪ] ADJ (chillier (compar) (chilliest (superl)))
1. (= cold) [weather, water, day, room] → frío
to be or feel chilly [person] → tener frío
I feel a bit chillytengo un poco de frío
it's chilly todayhace fresquito hoy
2. (= unfriendly) → frío

chilly

[ˈtʃɪli] adj
[room, day, afternoon, season] → froid(e); [weather, wind] → froid(e)
(= unfriendly) [relations, look, response, atmosphere] → glacial(e)
[person] (= sensitive to cold) → frileux/euse
to be chilly, to feel chilly → avoir froid

chilly

adj (+er) weatherkühl, frisch; manner, look, smile etckühl, frostig; to feel chillyfrösteln, frieren; I feel chillymich fröstelts, mir ist kühl

chilly

[ˈtʃɪlɪ] adj (weather, room) → fresco/a, freddo/a (fig) (person, look, reception) → freddo/a, gelido/a; (sensitive to cold) → freddoloso/a
I feel chilly → ho or sento freddo, sono or mi sento infreddolito

chill

(tʃil) noun
1. coldness. There's a chill in the air.
2. an illness which causes shivering. I think I've caught a chill.
adjective
cold. a chill wind.
verb
to make cold (without freezing). Have you chilled the wine?
ˈchilly adjective
cold. a chilly day.
ˈchilliness noun

chilly

بَارِد studený kølig kühl κρύος frío viileä froid hladan fresco 寒い 쌀쌀한 koel kjølig chłodny frio холодный kylig หนาวเย็น soğuk lạnh lẽo 寒冷的
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Once the days grow shorter and chillier, thousands of American Jews like my aunts and uncles temporarily pull up stakes and head south for a couple of months.
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Forecasters have warned Scots shivering in the cold that it is about to get even chillier.
December and January are both forecast to be chillier than normal, with all areas of the UK affected.