wintry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"wintry" in British English

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wintryadjective

uk   us   /ˈwɪn.tri/

wintry adjective (LIKE WINTER)

typical of ​winter: It ​looks like this wintry ​weather is here to ​stay. This ​afternoon we may ​see some wintry showers (= ​snowmixed with ​rain) over ​higherground. Wintry ​conditions are making ​roadshazardous for ​drivers.

wintry adjective (EXPRESSION)

literary unfriendly and ​disapproving: She gave a wintry smile.
(Definition of wintry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wintry" in American English

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wintryadjective

 us   /ˈwɪn·tri/
typical of winter’s ​cold, ​windy, and ​snowyweather: You’ll ​definitely need ​snowtires on ​yourcar for the wintry ​weather around here.
(Definition of wintry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wintry”
in Chinese (Simplified) 像冬天, 冬天的, 冬天特有的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 像冬天, 冬天的, 冬天特有的…
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