What does icy mean?

Definitions for icyˈaɪ si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word icy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry(adj)

    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"

  2. arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar(adj)

    extremely cold

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

  3. icy(adj)

    covered with or containing or consisting of ice

    "icy northern waters"

  4. icy(adj)

    shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice

    "roads and trees glazed with an icy film"


  1. icy(Adjective)

    Pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in ice; cold; frosty.

  2. icy(Adjective)

    Covered with ice, wholly or partially.

  3. icy(Adjective)

    Characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence, etc.; chilling; frigid; cold.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Icy

    pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in, ice; cold; frosty

  2. Icy

    characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence, etc.; chilling; frigid; cold

  3. Origin: [AS. sig. See Ice.]


  1. ICY

    ICY was a vocal trio consisting of Pálmi Gunnarsson, Helga Möller and Eiríkur Hauksson. They were the first Icelandic entrants to the Eurovision Song Contest, appearing at the 1986 final in Bergen. Their entry, Gleðibankinn or The Bank of Fun, placed 16th. Eiríkur Hauksson went on to represent Norway in 1991 as part of the group Just 4 Fun and Iceland again as a solo performer in 2007. Both Pálmi Gunnarson and Helga Möller made further appearances in the Icelandic national finals but did not win.

Suggested Resources

  1. ICY

    What does ICY stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ICY acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of icy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of icy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kimberlee Robinson:

    I knew it was icy, but I didn’t think it was that bad.

  2. Ukranian Proverb:

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

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There is an icy window before every man! Faces cannot be seen clearly! Wait for the ice to melt down!

  4. Marcel Hirscher:

    I think what makes the difference for me is the preparation of the course making it so icy, which suits me. Thanks for that.

  5. United Airlines spokeswoman Karen May:

    The plane was on the taxiway when it seems like it may have hit some icy conditions that caused the nose wheels to slip ... Everyone is safe.

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