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adjective, rim·i·er, rim·i·est.
  1. covered with rime.
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Origin of rimy

before 1000; Old English hrīmig (not recorded in ME). See rime1, -y1
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Historical Examples

  • The vision of Elizabeth's earnest face in the rimy dawn came back to him several times during the day.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

    Thomas Hardy

  • Christmas Day opened with a rimy, hazy morning, and the business thoroughfares were deserted.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • It was a misty, rimy, clammy morning, and a thick fog was lying over the Channel.

  • The teamster arrives with oxen in full steam, and rimy with frozen breath about their indignant nostrils.

British Dictionary definitions for rimy


adjective rimier or rimiest
  1. coated with rime
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