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Meaning of CHILLING

Pronunciation:  ch'iling

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
  2. [adj]  so scary as to cause chills and shudders; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"

CHILLING is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: alarming, cooling, scarey, scary, shivery, shuddery, temperature reduction
 See Also: freeze, freezing, heat dissipation, infrigidation, refrigeration, temperature change



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Chill"ing\, a.
Making chilly or cold; depressing; discouraging; cold;
distant; as, a chilling breeze; a chilling manner. --
{Chill"ing"ly}, adv.

Thesaurus Terms
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