HyperDic: icy

English > 4 senses of the word icy:
ADJECTIVEallicy, frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, wintrydevoid of warmth and cordiality
allicy, arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, polarextremely cold
allicycovered with or containing or consisting of ice
allicyshiny / shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice
icy > pronunciation
Soundsay'siy
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English > icy: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningDevoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain.
Example "icy stare"
Synonymsfrigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, wintry
BroadercoldExtended meanings
Spanishcongelado, frígido, frío, gélido, glacial, helado, invernal
Catalanfred, gèlid, glacial
Nounsicinessa lack of affection or enthusiasm
Adverbsicilyin a cold and icy manner
English > icy: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExtremely cold.
Example "icy hands"
Synonymsarctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, polar
BroadercoldHaving a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
Spanishártica, ártico, gélido, glacial, polar
Catalanàrtic, gèlid, geliu, glacial, polar
English > icy: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCovered with or containing or consisting of ice.
Example"icy northern waters"
BroaderfrozenTurned into ice
Spanishglacial, hielo
Nounsicea rink with a floor of ice for ice hockey or ice skating
icinesscoldness due to a cold environment / environment
English > icy: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningshiny / shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice.
Example"roads and trees glazed with an icy film"
Broaderglazed, shinyHaving a shiny surface or coating / coating
Spanishhelado
Nounsicinesscoldness due to a cold environment / environment

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