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icy

[ ahy-see ]
/ ˈaɪ si /
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adjective, i·ci·er, i·ci·est.

made of, full of, or covered with ice: icy roads.
resembling ice.
cold: icy winds.
without warmth of feeling; coldly unfriendly; frigid: an icy stare.

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Origin of icy

before 900; Middle English isy,Old English īsig.See ice, -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for icy

icy
/ (ˈaɪsɪ) /

adjective icier or iciest

made of, covered with, or containing ice
resembling ice
freezing or very cold
cold or reserved in manner; aloof
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