adjective, win·tri·er, win·tri·est.
of or characteristic of winter
: wintry blasts; wintry skies.
weather; having snow, frost, cold, storms, etc.: We had wintry weather well into May last year.
suggestive of winter
, as in lack of warmth or cheer: a wintry manner.
Origin: before 900; Old English wintrig Related forms
(not recorded in ME); see winter
3. cold, bleak, cheerless.
is always a great word to know.
So is quincunx. Does it mean: