Definitions for icicleˈaɪ sɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•ci•cleˈaɪ sɪ kəl(n.)

  1. a pendent, tapering mass of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water.

  2. something resembling this, as a thin strip of silver foil used as a Christmas tree decoration.

  3. a cold, unemotional person.

Origin of icicle:

bef. 1000; ME isikel, OE īsgicel


Princeton's WordNet

  1. icicle(noun)

    ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. icicle(noun)ˈaɪ sɪ kəl

    a long hanging piece of ice

    icicles hanging from the roof


  1. icicle(Noun)

    a spear-shape of ice

  2. Origin: From isykle, equivalent to . Cognate with Isjäkel, Ishekel, ijskegel, dialectal jisegel, isjukel. More at ice, ickle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Icicle(noun)

    a pendent, and usually conical, mass of ice, formed by freezing of dripping water; as, the icicles on the eaves of a house


  1. Icicle

    Icicle is the name of two fictional DC Comics supervillains.

Anagrams of icicle

  1. cilice

Translations for icicle

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a long hanging piece of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water

icicles hanging from the roof.

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