steely Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “steely” in the English Dictionary

"steely" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈstiː.li/

steely adjective (COLOUR)

like ​steel in ​colour: steely ​grey

steely adjective (STRONG)

very ​strong and ​determined: steely ​eyes/​nerves steely ​determination a steely ​look/​stare
(Definition of steely from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"steely" in American English

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 us   /ˈsti·li/
(of a person’s ​behavior or ​character) hard and ​strong as ​steel: Only ​their steely ​determination to ​survivekept them going.
(Definition of steely from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “steely”
in Arabic فولاذي…
in Korean 강철 같은…
in Portuguese de aço…
in Catalan tenaç…
in Japanese 頑固な, (物事に)動じない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颜色, 颜色似钢的,钢灰色的…
in Turkish güçlü ve kararlı…
in Russian непреклонный, несгибаемый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顏色, 顏色似鋼的,鋼灰色的…
in Italian di acciaio, inflessibile…
in Polish żelazny…
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