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
References in classic literature ?
The "might" was even a chillier horror than the ghostly laughter, it so confessed a perishing hope.
But James Madden, of Exacta Weather, said: "From mid-November we can expect significant changes as winds veer in from a much chillier northerly and easterly direction.
Nor, for that matter, does anyone doubt that without its heat-trapping properties life on Earth would be a lot chillier.
Bring a flashlight and long sleeves for the chillier night air.
Maximum temperatures will vary between 20A[degrees] 23A[degrees] C and the water will be slightly chillier a 18-20A[degrees].
However, it will feel chillier than in recent days because of the light winds blowing in from the north east forcing temperatures down.
30am, but it was a chillier wait than he had planned after he left his coat on the train.
But Nicola faces an even chillier welcome when she finally returns Amba to her mother.
Today's picture shows pupils in Hexham looking forward to a chillier Christmas than usual but in what year?
The European Union (EU) is quietly increasing the urgency of a plan to import natural gas from Iran, as relations with Tehran thaw while those with top gas supplier Russia grow chillier, a European Commission source told Reuters in September.
The weekend however is set to be chillier with a prediction of 15 degrees on Saturday and 16 degrees on Sunday.
Alex Beresford (right) looks into the theories that British winters are getting chillier, with shocking footage of recent cold snaps.