Icy

I"cy

adjective [Comparative Icier ; superlative Iciest.]

Etymology

Anglo-Saxon īsig. See Ice.
  • Pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in, ice; cold; frosty.
    Icy chains.” Shakespeare
    Icy region.” Boyle.
    Icy seas.” Pope.
  • Characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence, etc.; chilling; frigid; cold.
    Icy was the deportment with which Philip received these demonstrations of affection.
    — Motley.