1. [ adjective ] devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain
Synonyms: frozen frosty glacial wintry frigid

"a frigid greeting" "got a frosty reception" "a frozen look on their faces" "a glacial handshake" "icy stare" "wintry smile"

Related terms: cold
2. [ adjective ] covered with or containing or consisting of ice

"icy northern waters"

Related terms: frozen
3. [ adjective ] extremely cold
Synonyms: freezing frigid gelid glacial polar arctic

"an arctic climate" "let's get inside I'm freezing" "a frigid day" "gelid waters of the North Atlantic" "glacial winds" "icy hands" "polar weather"

Related terms: cold
4. [ adjective ] shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice

"roads and trees glazed with an icy film"

Related terms: glazed
Similar spelling:   icky