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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It was the chilliest, ugliest, emptiest, gloomiest place I ever entered in my life; the idea of doing anything but sitting down and crying in it seemed to me quite preposterous; but the committee took a different view of the matter, and praised the Lecture Theater as a perfect ballroom.
The weather is set to get progressively colder, with Thursday and Friday likely to be the chilliest days, according to the Met Office.
The jungle trend is a strong look, but surprisingly versatile, warming up the chilliest of UK days.
The chilliest place was Scotland with average temperatures of 12.
That society enjoyed its so-call ed 'Golden Age' in precisely the chilliest part of the Little Ice Age.
The months of December, January and February are the chilliest months in this summer capital because of the cold front.
Bookies are laying odds that this month could be the chilliest March on record.
Shawbury, near Shrewsbury, was the chilliest place in the UK, with thermometers hitting -25.
01MERSEYSIDE woke up to some of its chilliest temperatures in years with readings of -5 centigrade recorded.
Delaying the change for six weeks means customers will pay the higher rates during the chilliest months so the fatcats patting themselves on the back should not expect cheers from families sick of bills rocketing, then falling slowly like a feather before stopping short of where they started.