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icily

[ ahy-suh-lee ]
/ ˈaɪ sə li /
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adverb

in an icy manner: I received him icily because of the harsh way he had treated me.

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Origin of icily

First recorded in 1840–50; icy + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM icily

i·ci·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for icily

icily
/ (ˈaɪsɪlɪ) /

adverb

in an icy or reserved manner
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