adjective, win·tri·er, win·tri·est.
Origin of wintry
Synonyms for wintry
Related Words for wintrydesolate, frozen, freezing, chilly, icy, frigid, bleak, frosty, biting, cutting, dismal, harsh, raw, snappy, brumal, hibernal, hiemal, icebox
Examples from the Web for wintry
Contemporary Examples of wintry
December 13, cold and wet snow: the first day so wintry that Roland Moore rode out to his stock tank to break ice.The Ballad of Johnny France
Richard Ben Cramer
January 12, 2014
Sequined dresses were shown with long, thigh-grazing sweaters in dark, wintry colors.
The designer closed out the festivities with a bang—and served up dark, wintry clothes for spring amid piles of wreckage.
The place looked pretty bleak in the pelting snow and final minutes of wintry gray light.The Whitney's Trippy Outdoor Pop Art
June 17, 2010
The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson A wintry tale about two women and the search for truth.This Week's Hot Reads
The Daily Beast
December 1, 2009
Historical Examples of wintry
Their outburst of melody is like a brook let loose from wintry chains.Buds and Bird Voices (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")
It is a charming spot, even in the gloom of a wintry afternoon.Yorkshire Painted And Described
Bitter indeed must be the wintry blast, torrid the rays of summer here.In the Heart of Vosges
He had lived some wintry months in this condition, and had found it very bare and cold.The Uncommercial Traveller
He himself, gazing at the wintry garden, is in appearance a steady man.Howards End
E. M. Forster