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ˈtʃɪl ichil·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chili, chili pepper, chilli, chilly, chileadjective

    very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency

  2. chillyadjective

    not characterized by emotion

    "a female form in marble--a chilly but ideal medium for depicting abstract virtues"-C.W.Cunningham

  3. chilly, parkyadjective

    appreciably or disagreeably cold

  4. chillyadjective

    lacking warmth of feeling

    "a chilly greeting"


  1. chillyadjective

    Cold enough to cause shivering; or suddenly feeling cold

    I'm getting rather chilly over here - could you shut the window please?

  2. chillyadjective

    Unfriendly or distant and cool

    She gave me a chilly look when I suggested it

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chillyadjective

    moderately cold; cold and raw or damp so as to cause shivering; causing or feeling a disagreeable sensation of cold, or a shivering


  1. Chilly

    Chilly was a popular German eurodisco/rock band at the end of the 1970s and the beginning of the 1980s. Their most famous songs include hits like "Friday On My Mind",'Johnny Loves Jenny', 'Come to L.A.', 'Simply a Love Song', 'For Your Love' and 'Get Up And Move'. The Song "For Your Love" was originally written by Graham Gouldman and performed by the Yardbirds in 1965. Chilly's version was produced by the composer and author Bernt Moehrle, who created with this song a new standard in Disco music in the late 70s and early 80s. His version was used and remixed among others by DJ Hell on the album Munich Machine. It was also re-released in 2006 by the French label D-Classics in an edited version called "4 Love" and in 2011 by Chocolate Puma feat. Colonel Red.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chilly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chilly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of chilly in a Sentence

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Compared to the universe, we are like a drop of water in the ocean. We come and pass unnoticed; just like a chilly wind.

  2. Jacob Brehmer:

    Usually after a diver does a dive, they will have to wait a good amount of time before their next dive, the... air temperature on the pool deck may be a little chilly, so the shower can help keep muscles warm. Diving is such a precise and fast-twitch sport, if the diver gets a little cold and tight, it could really affect their performance.

  3. Katherine Lewis:

    Punishment is something imposed on a less powerful person by a more powerful person. It sets up our children to want power and control, consequences teach us a lesson, and allow children to learn by the situation. What happens when I forget my sweatshirt ? I am a bit chilly. It's a cleaner lesson, and works much faster.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Love is like a chilly wind. You are unlikely to tell when it started and when it's going to end.

  5. George Frost Kennan:

    The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.

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    a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
    • A. nitrile
    • B. recital
    • C. crate
    • D. encumbrance

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