adjective (parkier, parkiest)British informal
Chilly: it was parky on Bradfield Moors last week
More example sentences
- Never mind, a long-since abandoned unofficial page for the Magyar Borsodi League links straight to a Hungarian recipe for goose liver cooked in paprika - just the thing to keep your pecker up on a parky afternoon at Haladas Szombathely.
- Given Antarctic wastes to cross at temperatures stooping to a parky minus 75 degrees celsius, the Japanese South Pole Observation Team wouldn't dream of packing their boots into the back of anything else.
- If you think it's been a bit parky outside this week spare a thought for David Maxfield, for whom freezing point would be positively balmy.
late 19th century: of unknown origin.