parky

adjective parkier or parkiest

(usually postpositive) British informal (of the weather) chilly; cold

Nearby words

  1. parkour,
  2. parks,
  3. parks, rosa,
  4. parkville,
  5. parkway,
  6. parl.,
  7. parl. proc.,
  8. parlance,
  9. parlando,
  10. parlary

Word Origin for parky

C19: perhaps from perky

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Examples from the Web for parky

  • "It's no' so parky, Mr. Bertram, sir-r," replied Tam cautiously.

    Tam O' The Scoots|Edgar Wallace
  • "Parky looks as if Davy Jones was pulling on his string," observed the flippant Ives to his neighbour.

    The Mystery|Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams