wintry

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contraction of winter + -y

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wintry (comparative wintrier, superlative wintriest)

  1. suggestive or characteristic of winter; cold, stormy
  2. aged, white(-haired etc.)
  3. chilling, cheerless

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  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967