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icy

[ahy-see] /ˈaɪ si/
adjective, icier, iciest.
1.
made of, full of, or covered with ice:
icy roads.
2.
resembling ice.
3.
cold:
icy winds.
4.
without warmth of feeling; coldly unfriendly; frigid:
an icy stare.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English isy, Old English īsig. See ice, -y1
Synonyms
4. cold, distant, cool, chilly.
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British Dictionary definitions for icy

icy

/ˈaɪsɪ/
adjective icier, iciest
1.
made of, covered with, or containing ice
2.
resembling ice
3.
freezing or very cold
4.
cold or reserved in manner; aloof
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Word Origin and History for icy
adj.

Old English isig; see ice (n.) + -y (2). Modern use is said to be a late Middle English re-formation. Figurative use from 1590s. Related: Icily; iciness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for icy

icy

adjective

Excellent; good; cool: The old Valley Girl terms ''rad'' and ''icy'' still describe the very cool (1980s+ Teenagers)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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