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British English: /tʃɪl/
American English: /tʃɪl/

Translation of chill in German:


  • 1
    (cold sensation) Frösteln Neutr.
    (feverish shivering) Schüttelfrost Mask.
    (illness) Erkältung Fem.
    catch a chill
    sich verkühlen od. erkälten
  • 2 (unpleasant coldness)
    Kühle Fem.
    Abkühlung Fem.
    take the chill off [something]
    etwas leicht erwärmen
    there's a chill in the air
    es ist ziemlich kühl [draußen]
  • 3 (depressing influence) her presence at the party cast or spread a chill over things
    durch ihre Anwesenheit bei der Party entstand eine frostige Atmosphäre

transitive verb

  • 1 (make cold, preserve) I was chilled to the marrow
    ich war ganz durchgefroren

intransitive verb


  • [literary] (literal or figurative)

Phrasal verbs

chill out

(relax) sich entspannen
(calm down) sich abregen [informal]
Definition of chill in:
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