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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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Jo was very busy in the garret, for the October days began to grow chilly, and the afternoons were short.
The small rain-drops came down aslant; the wind was not turbulent, but sullen, and full of chilly moisture.
We felt very nice and snug, the more so since it was so chilly out of doors; indeed out of bed-clothes too, seeing that there was no fire in the room.
The nights had begun to be chilly, and his mother, ignorant as to the climate in America, had sewed him up for the winter; then it had turned warm again, and some kind of a rash had broken out on the child.
Late in the afternoon of a chilly day in February, two gentlemen were sitting alone over their wine, in a well-furnished dining parlor, in the town of P , in Kentucky.
There seems to be no chilly distance existing between the German students and the professor; but, on the contrary, a companionable intercourse, the opposite of chilliness and reserve.
He felt a chilly streak creeping down his back, but said as carelessly as he could:
A sweep of chilly air passed by, rustling all the leaves and snow- ing the flaky ashes broadcast about the fire.
She was just, conscientious, economical, industrious; a regular attendant at church and Sunday-school, and a member of the State Missionary and Bible societies, but in the presence of all these chilly virtues you longed for one warm little fault, or lacking that, one likable failing, something to make you sure she was thoroughly alive.
I was glad of it: I never liked long walks, especially on chilly afternoons: dreadful to me was the coming home in the raw twilight, with nipped fingers and toes, and a heart saddened by the chidings of Bessie, the nurse, and humbled by the consciousness of my physical inferiority to Eliza, John, and Georgiana Reed.
He led the way to the door -- stopped, and suddenly bethinking himself of his miniature ship, went back to put his model away in an empty cupboard -- led the way to the door again -- stopped once more -- remembered that some of the rooms were chilly -- and pottered about, swearing and grumbling, and looking for his hat.
There was an earthy savour in the air, a chilly bareness in the place, which associated itself somehow with too much getting up by candle-light, and not too much to eat.