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Synonyms for icy
ˈaɪ siicy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintryadjective

    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"

    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

    hot, unfrozen, unglazed

  2. arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polaradjective

    extremely cold

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

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

    unglazed, unfrozen, hot

  3. icyadjective

    covered with or containing or consisting of ice

    "icy northern waters"

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

    hot, unfrozen, unglazed

  4. icyadjective

    shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice

    "roads and trees glazed with an icy film"

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

    unglazed, unfrozen, hot

Editors Contribution

  1. coldadjective

    the weather is lower than comfortable.

    Submitted by Lollipopslove on May 9, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. icyadjective


  2. icyadjective

    cold, chilling, frosty

  3. icyadjective

    frigid, indifferent, cold-hearted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. icyadjective

    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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  1. Ukranian Proverb:

    The church is near, but the way is icy, The tavern is far, but I will walk carefully.

  2. Nick Lane:

    Space missions have found evidence that icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn might also have similarly alkaline hydrothermal vents in their seas, while we have never seen any evidence of life on those moons, if we want to find life on other planets or moons, studies like ours can help us decide where to look.

  3. Kelsi Singer:

    The icy material was probably more of a slushy mix of ice and water or more like toothpaste while it flowed out of a volcanic vent onto the surface of Pluto, it is so cold on the surface of Pluto that liquid water can not remain there for long. In some cases, the flow of material formed the massive domes that we see, as well as the lumpy terrain found everywhere in this region.

  4. Bennett Freeman:

    Mr. Bach, your neutrality collides with morality and morality lost, human rights are not neutral ; they are universal. Your icy indifference to human rights is chilling.

  5. Sebastien Loeb:

    The opening has not been too bad, even if it is not easy to start in the night and in icy conditions, the first stage went OK but we didn't select the best tyres for the second one and we suffered as a result of that. We perhaps under-estimated the performance gap between the slick tyres and four snow tyres.

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    A synonym of "dry"
    • A. drippy
    • B. steamy
    • C. sodden
    • D. juiceless

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