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English definition of “icy”

icy

adjective (UNFRIENDLY)    /ˈaɪ.si/
B2 unfriendly and showing no emotion: an icy stareNot being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions icily     /-sɪ.li/ adverb C2 She stared icily at us.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
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