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icy

Saltos de línea: icy
Pronunciación: /ˈʌɪsi
 
/

Definición de icy en inglés:

adjetivo (icier, iciest)

1Covered with or consisting of ice: there were icy patches on the roads
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • One learner skier made a claim after he hit an icy patch, leaned very heavily on his ski pole - and, as a result, stabbed himself with it.
  • On the shaded parts of the lane that led to the pub, there were still icy patches where he had to slow.
  • The county woke on both Saturday and Sunday to frozen cars and icy roads but walkers still took to the hills and families to their sledges.
Sinónimos
frozen, frozen over, iced over, ice-bound, ice-covered, iced up, frosty, frosted, glassy, like a sheet of glass, slippery
informal slippy
literary rimy
1.1Very cold: an icy wind
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The weather began to turn colder and colder as the icy winds swept the land.
  • A large truck drove by causing an even larger icy cold wind than normal.
  • Scores of swimmers also defied icy temperatures and bitter winds to take a seasonal dip in Dublin Bay.
Sinónimos
1.2Very unfriendly; hostile: her voice was icy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Her power game and icy cool attitude set her apart from her peers.
  • The cub shivered and stood up, closing his icy eyes to the unwelcome sunlight.
  • This refreshing feeling of freedom felt like icy cool water flowing over her face in the morning.
Sinónimos

Derivados

icily

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • ‘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.

iciness

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • 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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