wintry

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win·try

 (wĭn′trē) also win·ter·y (wĭn′tə-rē)
adj. win·tri·er, win·tri·est also win·ter·i·er or win·ter·i·est
1. Belonging to or characteristic of winter; cold.
2. Suggestive of winter, as in cheerlessness or coldness: a wintry welcome.

win′tri·ly adv.
win′tri·ness n.
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wintry

(ˈwɪntrɪ) ,

wintery

or less commonly

winterly

adj, -trier or -triest
1. (Physical Geography) (esp of weather) of or characteristic of winter
2. lacking cheer or warmth; bleak
ˈwintrily adv
ˈwintriness, ˈwinteriness, ˈwinterliness n
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win•try

(ˈwɪn tri)

also wintery



adj. -tri•er, -tri•est.
1. of or characteristic of winter.
2. suggestive of winter, as in lack of warmth or cheer; bleak.
[before 900]
win′tri•ly, adv.
win′tri•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wintry - characteristic of or occurring in winter; "suffered severe wintry weather"; "brown wintry grasses"
autumnal - of or characteristic of or occurring in autumn; "the autumnal equinox"; "autumnal fruits"
summery - belonging to or characteristic of or occurring in summer; "summery weather"; "summery dresses"
vernal - of or characteristic of or occurring in spring; "the vernal equinox"
2.wintry - devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"
cold - extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold"
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wintry

adjective
1. cold, freezing, frozen, harsh, icy, chilly, snowy, frosty, hibernal The wintry weather continues to sweep across the country.
cold warm, bright, pleasant, mild, sunny, balmy, summery
2. unfriendly, cold, cool, remote, distant, bleak, chilly, frigid, cheerless Melissa gave him a wintry smile and walked on without a word.
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wintry

adjective
Very cold:
Archaic: frore.
Idiom: bitter cold.
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Translations
شَتَوي
télies
vetrar-, vetrarlegur; kuldalegur
zimski
kış gibisoğuk ve karlı

wintry

wintery [ˈwɪntrɪ] ADJinvernal (fig) → glacial
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wintry

[ˈwɪntri] adj [weather, conditions] → hivernal(e)win-win [ˌwɪnˈwɪn] adj [situation, opportunity] → gagnant-gagnant inv
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wintry

wintery [ˈwɪntrɪ] adjinvernale (fig) (look) → freddo/a
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winter

(ˈwintə) noun
the coldest season of the year. We often have snow in winter; (also adjective) winter evenings.
ˈwintry adjective
like winter in being very cold. a wintry day; wintry weather.
ˈwintriness noun
winter sports
sports played in the open air on snow and ice, eg skiing, tobogganing etc.
ˈwintertime noun
the season of winter.
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