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Meaning of icy by Wiktionary Dictionary

icy


    Pronunciation

    • IPA: ˈaɪsi

    Adjective

    icy ( comparative icier, superlative iciest )

    1. Pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in ice; cold; frosty .
    2. Covered with ice, wholly or partially .
    3. Characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence, etc.; chilling; frigid; cold .

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    See also

    • icy in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
    • icy in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913


Explanation of icy by Wordnet Dictionary

icy


    Adjective
    1. covered with or containing or consisting of ice

    2. icy northern waters
    3. shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice

    4. roads and trees glazed with an icy film
    5. extremely cold

    6. icy hands
    7. devoid of warmth and cordiality

    8. icy stare


    Definition of icy by GCIDE Dictionary

    icy


    1. Icy a. [Compar. Icier ; superl. Iciest.] [AS. īsig. See Ice.]
      1. Pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in, ice; cold; frosty. “Icy chains.” Shak. “Icy region.” Boyle. “Icy seas.” Pope.

      2. Characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence, etc.; chilling; frigid; cold.

      Icy was the deportment with which Philip received these demonstrations of affection. Motley.