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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 ?
Bottomless vales and boundless floods, And chasms, and caves, and Titian woods, With forms that no man can discover For the dews that drip all over; Mountains toppling evermore Into seas without a shore; Seas that restlessly aspire, Surging, unto skies of fire; Lakes that endlessly outspread Their lone waters - lone and dead, - Their still waters - still and chilly With the snows of the lolling lily.
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.
In the fireplace stood a brazier full of burning charcoal; for, though the weather was not cold, the evenings always seemed damp and chilly in that great room; and Legree, moreover, wanted a place to light his cigars, and heat his water for punch.
Thus she went on and on, and journeyed till she came to the world's end; then she came to the sun, but the sun looked much too hot and fiery; so she ran away quickly to the moon, but the moon was cold and chilly, and said, 'I smell flesh and blood this way
My cold berth would swallow up like a chilly burial niche my bodily shivers and my mental excitement.
At their yesterday's halting place, feeling chilly by a dying campfire, Pierre had got up and gone to the next one, which was burning better.
Her gauzy flowing robes might not be very warm, yet the weather wasn't at all chilly, but rather mild and balmy, like a spring day.
The evening was chilly, but not cold for the time of year.
No effort had been made to furnish this chilly waste, but before the broad chimney a colony of chairs and tables had been planted on a square of carpet, flanked by a ghostly screen, enriched with figures, grinning and grotesque.
It would be a little too chilly if I waited till this afternoon.
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.
There was something either in that smile or the recollections it awakened that was particularly displeasing to her, for she suddenly assumed again that proud, chilly look that had so unspeakably roused my aversion at church - a look of repellent scorn, so easily assumed, and so entirely without the least distortion of a single feature, that, while there, it seemed like the natural expression of the face, and was the more provoking to me, because I could not think it affected.