chilly chilly  /ˈtʃɪ li/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
  2. (adj) not characterized by emotion
  3. (adj) appreciably or disagreeably cold
  4. (adj) lacking warmth of feeling

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Having escaped to New Jersey, they still suffer the manifold curses of the old country, still shiver in the chilly shadow of the departed Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo.
  2. It was autumn so it was kinda chilly.
  3. In Canada's wheat belt, a particularly chilly and rainy spring has delayed planting and may well bring a disappointingly small harvest.

News

  1. New waterslide at Six Flags

    The rain and chilly temperatures didn't stop hundreds of people from trying out the new water slide at Six Flags Thursday. 
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WWLP Springfield

  2. Spring feel chilly? It was -- the coldest since 1996

    By Becky OskinLiveScienceThis year's spring seemed more like a never-ending winter for people in much of the country, and it wasn't just in their imaginations. The chilly weather was the coldest spring since 1996, the National Climate Data Center (NCDC) said Thursday.Fourteen states east of the Rockies had spring temperatures that ranked among their 10 lowest since record-keeping started more ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. This Was the Coldest Spring Since 1996

    This year's spring seemed more like a never-ending winter for much of the country, and it wasn't just in their imaginations. The chilly weather was the coldest spring since 1996, the National Climate Data Center (NCDC) said today (June 13).
    on June 14, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I know it's a little chilly, but I'm fired up," Obama said as he took the podium with his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 8, and Sasha, 5, by his side.
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Forbes

  2. "You know, it was a little chilly out," Saban said Friday. "Plus I don't know if you noticed, but our defensive players did a pretty good job of hitting, but they're not supposed to hit you in the head with the bucket, either. So the...
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Nick Saban Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "You know it's going to be chilly, the ground is going to be hard. You've just got to go out there and do your job. There's no excuses for missing," Gould said.
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Robbie Gould Source: International Herald Tribune

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