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English definition of “chill”

chill

verb [I or T] uk   /tʃɪl/ us  
to (cause to) become cold but not freeze: I've put the beer in the fridge to chill. Chill the wine before serving.
Phrasal verbs

chill

noun uk   /tʃɪl/ us  

chill noun (COLD)

C2 [S] a feeling of cold: There was a chill in the air this morning.

chill noun (ILLNESS)

[C] a slight fever: Don't go out with wet hair, you might catch a chill.

chill noun (BAD FEELING)

C2 [S] a sudden unpleasant feeling, especially of fear: I suddenly realized, with a chill of apprehension, the danger ahead.

chill

adjective uk   /tʃɪl/ literary us  
(Definition of chill from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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