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chilly

chill·y

chilly

 
pronunciation:
chI li
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
inflections: chillier, chilliest
definition 1: causing a cool feeling that is uncomfortable.
It is a chilly day for swimming.
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
chill, cold, cool, raw
definition 2: feeling coolness or cold.
Without a coat, she was chilly.
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
cold
definition 3: not warm; unfriendly.
He gave me a chilly welcome.
similar words:
chill, cold, cool
derivations: chillily (adv.), chilliness (n.)
Homophone Note
The words chilly, Chile, and chili sound alike but have different meanings.