adjective, win·tri·er, win·tri·est.
Origin of wintry
Examples from the Web for wintry
December 13, cold and wet snow: the first day so wintry that Roland Moore rode out to his stock tank to break ice.
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 True Deceiver by Tove Jansson A wintry tale about two women and the search for truth.
At eight o'clock, when the wintry dawn was breaking and the fog lifting, we entered the station.The Amateur Army|Patrick MacGill
Euripides contrasts the sun-lit mountain flats of Persia with the wintry land of Media and the citadels of Bactria.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
Nature awoke from her wintry sleep, and the spring of modern landscape painting broke with its sadness and its smiles.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 2 (of 4)|Richard Muther
She strikes and sticks fast on outlying sands, where the sea is roaring and leaping like a thousand fiends in the wintry blast.Battles with the Sea|R.M. Ballantyne
Then with suddenness a wintry red crept into his cheek, a brightness into his eyes.Foes|Mary Johnston