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rimy

Syllabification: rim·y
Pronunciation: /ˈrīmē
 
/

Definition of rimy in English:

adjective (rimier, rimiest)

literary
Covered with frost.
Example sentences
  • But a certain bitter aura also hung about the flower; the last in bloom among sere grasses, fallen leaves, and rimy dawns, it stirred thoughts of the decay of the year, of wanings and endings, of decline and death.

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