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Meaning of ICY

Pronunciation:  'Isee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  covered with or containing or consisting of ice; "icy northern waters"
  2. [adj]  shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice; "roads and trees glazed with an icy film"
  3. [adj]  extremely cold; "an arctic climate"; "let's get inside; I'm freezing"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"
  4. [adj]  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"

ICY is a 3 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: arctic, cold, freezing, frigid, frosty, frozen, gelid, glacial, glazed, polar, shiny, wintry



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\I"cy\, a. [Compar. {Icier}; superl. {Iciest}.] [AS.
[=i]sig. 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.

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