Definition of icy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪsi

adjective (icier, iciest)



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  • ‘You won a few seats in the European elections under a system of proportional representation,’ Mr Redwood replied icily.
  • After we had changed over from the overheating bus, and settled into the new one, the passengers went back into that half dead icily detached gaze that they do.
  • Yet in Europe, and in particular France, he continues to be seen as an icily cool champion, his real thoughts hidden behind an intimidating mask of arrogance.


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  • Those subsequent photographs captured Jack looking at his wife with an expression that seemed to show a mixture of pain and anger and, it has to be said, gulping trepidation at the iciness with which Bridget was speaking.
  • At best, the show plays out like a character study of two opposing personalities, one of whom wears the iciness of an assassin on his sleeve, while the other is a loveable goof.
  • In contrast, Donat's more conventional theatricality does not convey enough of the terrible iciness of Hirst's egotism.

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