adjective (parkier, parkiest)British informal
Chilly: it was parky on Bradfield Moors last week
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- 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.
Words that rhyme with parkyIraqi, Kawasaki, khaki, larky, malarkey, menarche, Nagasaki, narky, raki, saké, saki, sarky, souvlaki, sparky, sukiyaki, teriyaki
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