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[win-tuh-ree, -tree] /ˈwɪn tə ri, -tri/
adjective, winterier, winteriest.
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Examples from the web for wintery
  • After you've had enough rides, you can enjoy a wintery stroll on nearby hiking trails.
  • But they're richly wintery and so yummy waiting to amuse your bouche in a mug of hot chocolate.
  • There was a wintery sky and the trees didn't have leaves.
  • Forecasted wintery mix could affect your weekend travel plans.
  • We're chockablock this time of year with super-fun wintery shows, arts happenings, and music all over town.
  • Below are some tips to help prepare for wintery weather.
  • Holiday decorating goes a long way to help brighten up our wintery days and long nights.
  • Late in the week the weather turned wintery and temperatures dropped.
  • By positioning these species on the north and west sides of your house, wintery winds and cold can be minimized.
  • Step up to the conductor's seat and drive the train through town or take in the wintery scenery from the sidelines.
British Dictionary definitions for wintery


adjective -trier, -triest
(esp of weather) of or characteristic of winter
lacking cheer or warmth; bleak
Derived Forms
wintrily, adverb
wintriness, winteriness, (rare) winterliness, noun
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