icicle icicle  /ˈaɪ sɪ kəl/


  • (n) ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water


  1. The songs are sharp and deceptively cool, like being stabbed by an icicle.
  2. For being trapped inice, I was flying back to New York and just started thinking about an icicle with a fly trapped inside it.
  3. Their Venice landlady, Dru Voss, says that while Al-Shehhi was a likable guy, Atta was an icicle who never looked her in the eye.


  1. Clayton Trio jazz concert postponed

    The Gerald Clayton Trio concert scheduled Saturday at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts in Leavenworth has been postponed. The drummer of the New York jazz group left the tour. The concert will be rebooked in November or next spring.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  2. Icicle River reopens Thursday for spring chinook fishing

    Less than 24 hours ago after announcing the Icicle River would close to hatchery spring chinook fishing, state Fish and Wildlife has done a roundabout and will reopen it again from Thursday, June 20 through July 31. The Icicle was closed temporarily to ensure meeting spawning escapement goals. According to state Fish and Wildlife the last 400 spring chinook needed for spawning had been achieved ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

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  1. ...can easily picture Al Gore, whose cash register hasn't stopped ka-chinging for even five seconds since he lost the 2000 election, saying in that self-reverential tone of his: "Are you going to believe me or that icicle hanging from your...
    on Sep 1, 2009 By: Al Gore Source: WND.com

  2. "I had never been exposed to that much snow ever in my life," said Yustman, 23. "I saw my first icicle on a house. It was literally like Disneyland for me."
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Odette Yustman Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "After that, the exposed member will snap off like an icicle," adds Crozier. "So do you really think there's any chance that our visitor might be : compromised : out here on deck, Mr. Irving?"
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Francis Crozier Source: USA Today

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