chilly

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Etymology 1[edit]

chill +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

chilly (comparative chillier, superlative chilliest)

  1. Cold enough to cause discomfort.
  2. Feeling uncomfortably cold.
    I’m getting rather chilly over here – could you shut the window please?
  3. (figuratively) Distant and cool; unfriendly.
    She gave me a chilly look when I made the suggestion.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See chili.

Noun[edit]

chilly (plural chillies)

  1. Alternative spelling of chili.

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