What does chilly mean?

Definitions for chilly
ˈtʃɪl ichil·ly

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word chilly.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chillyadjective

    Somewhat cold.

    Etymology: from chill.

    A chilly sweat bedews
    My shudd’ring limbs. Philips.


  1. chilly

    Chilly refers to weather or an environment that is noticeably cold or cool, often causing slight discomfort. It may also describe someone who is noticeably and unpleasantly cold or indifferent in manner.

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. chilly

    Song lyrics by chilly -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by chilly on the Lyrics.com website.

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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. Judith Sheindlin:

    My personal belief is that we have to get kids' attention, and fast. A period on a chilly upstate facility can be a great attitude adjuster.

  2. The National:

    Arctic air settling in behind the boundary will make for a chilly end to the work week.

  3. Melisa Lai Becker:

    The average person can go into chilly weather and get by without gloves, their fingers would just get a bit cold.

  4. Paula Bieler:

    Nobody should even think about coming here, we have tented camps here. It's cold, chilly and snowy in Sweden. There is a shortage of resources both for our own population and for those who come here.

  5. Paula Bieler:

    It won't be a better future in Sweden, we have tented camps here. It's cold, chilly and snowy in Sweden. There is a shortage of resources both for our own population and for those who come here.

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