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1. wintery, wintry

characteristic of or occurring in winter

Example Sentences:
'suffered severe wintry weather'
'brown wintry grasses'

2. frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry

devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain

Example Sentences:
'a frigid greeting'
'got a frosty reception'
'a frozen look on their faces'
'a glacial handshake'
'icy stare'
'wintry smile'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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adjective -trier or -triest
(esp of weather) of or characteristic of winter
lacking cheer or warmth; bleak

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈwintrier or ˈwintriest
of or like winter; cold, bleak, etc.
a wintry day, a wintry stare
: also ˈwintery (ˈwɪntəri ; winˈtərē; ˈwɪntri ; winˈtrē)

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adj. win·tri·er, win·tri·est also win·ter·i·er or win·ter·i·est
1. Belonging to or characteristic of winter; cold.
2. Suggestive of winter, as in cheerlessness or coldness: a wintry welcome.

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