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chilly

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Pronunciation

Homophones: Chile, chile, chili, chilli

Adjective

chilly (comparative chillier, superlative chilliest)

Positive
chilly

Comparative
chillier

Superlative
chilliest

  1. Cold enough to cause shivering; or suddenly feeling cold
    I'm getting rather chilly over here - could you shut the window please?
  2. Unfriendly or distant and cool
    She gave me a chilly look when I suggested it
  3. (ultimate frisbee) calm and focused (with -o(ffense) or -d(efense))

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References

  • "chilly" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

chilly” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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