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Synonyms for icy
ˈaɪ si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry(adj)

    devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain

    "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"

    Synonyms:
    wintry, frozen, nipping, wintery, frigid, frozen(p), quick-frozen, arctic, snappy, gelid, crisp, rooted(p), fixed, glacial, rimed, flash-frozen, cold, polar, stock-still, rimy, nippy, frosty

    Antonyms:
    hot, unfrozen, unglazed

  2. arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar(adj)

    extremely cold

    "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"

    Synonyms:
    polar, north-polar, cold, gelid, pivotal, diametric, opposite, frosty, diametrical, frozen, glacial, arctic, frigid, wintry

    Antonyms:
    unglazed, unfrozen, hot

  3. icy(adj)

    covered with or containing or consisting of ice

    "icy northern waters"

    Synonyms:
    polar, glacial, gelid, frosty, frozen, wintry, arctic, frigid

    Antonyms:
    hot, unfrozen, unglazed

  4. icy(adj)

    shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice

    "roads and trees glazed with an icy film"

    Synonyms:
    polar, glacial, gelid, frosty, frozen, wintry, arctic, frigid

    Antonyms:
    unglazed, unfrozen, hot

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. icy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    glacial

  2. icy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cold, chilling, frosty

  3. icy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    frigid, indifferent, cold-hearted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. icy(a)

    Synonyms:
    glacial, glacious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "icy":

    frigid, iced, ice-cold, glacial, freezing, ice, cold, frozen

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How to use icy in a sentence?

  1. John Grunsfeld:

    I think we're one generation away in our solar system, whether it's on an icy moon or on Mars, and one generation [away] on a planet around a nearby star.

  2. Edward Guinan:

    Geothermal heating could support' life zones' under its surface, akin to subsurface lakes found in Antarctica, we note that the surface temperature on Jupiter's icy moon Europa is similar to Edward Emerson Barnard b, but because of tidal heating, Europa probably has liquid oceans under its icy surface.

  3. Sylvia Levi:

    She (India) has left indelible imprints on one fourth of the human race in the course of a long succession of centuries. She has the right to reclaim... her place amongst the great nations summarizing and symbolizing the spirit of humanity. From Persia to the Chinese sea, from the icy regions of Siberia to Islands of Java and Borneo, India has propagated her beliefs, her tales, and her civilization.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There is an icy window before every man! Faces cannot be seen clearly! Wait for the ice to melt down!

  5. Kimberlee Robinson:

    I knew it was icy, but I didn’t think it was that bad.


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