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English definition of “chill”

chill

noun
 
 
/tʃɪl/
COLD [no plural] a cold feeling: There is a definite chill in the air.ColdSnow and ice
FEAR [C] a sudden frightened feeling: The scream sent a chill down my spine.Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
ILLNESS [C] UK a cold (= common illness that makes you sneeze) that is not very badColds and fluFevers and infectious diseases
(Definition of chill noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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