icy

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ice +‎ -y

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icy (comparative icier, superlative iciest)

  1. Pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in ice; cold; frosty.
  2. Covered with ice, wholly or partially.
  3. Characterized by coldness of manner; frigid; cold.
    • 2009, Sharon Kendrick, The Desert Princes Bundle: The Sheikh's English Bride
      Gone was the gleam of desire, and the teasingly provocative remarks, and Alexa realised the truth in the saying that indifference was death. His demeanour was haughty and icy towards her.

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icy

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