HyperDic: wintry

English > 2 senses of the word wintry:
ADJECTIVEallwintry, winterycharacteristic of or occurring in winter
allwintry, frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icydevoid of warmth and cordiality
wintry > pronunciation
Soundswih'ntriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > wintry: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcharacteristic of or occurring in winter.
Examples
  • "suffered severe wintry weather"
  • "brown wintry grasses"
Synonymwintery
Narrowerbrumal, hibernal, hiemalcharacteristic of or relating to winter
winter-blooming, winter-floweringOf plants that bloom during the winter
OppositeautumnalOf or characteristic of or occurring in autumn
summerybelonging to or characteristic of or occurring in summer
vernalOf or characteristic of or occurring in spring
Spanishhibernal, invernal
Nounswinterthe coldest season of the year
English > wintry: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDevoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain.
Example "wintry smile"
Synonymsfrigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy
BroadercoldExtended meanings
Spanishcongelado, frígido, frío, gélido, glacial, helado, invernal
Catalanfred, gèlid, glacial

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