icily

[ ahy-suh-lee ]
/ ˈaɪ sə li /

adverb

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

Origin of icily

First recorded in 1840–50; icy + -ly
Related formsi·ci·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for iciness (1 of 2)

iciness

/ (ˈaɪsɪnɪs) /

noun

the condition of being icy or very cold
a manner that is cold or reserved; aloofness

British Dictionary definitions for iciness (2 of 2)

icily

/ (ˈaɪsɪlɪ) /

adverb

in an icy or reserved manner
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