• WordNet 3.6
    • adj chilly not characterized by emotion "a female form in marble--a chilly but ideal medium for depicting abstract virtues"-C.W.Cunningham"
    • adj chilly lacking warmth of feeling "a chilly greeting"
    • adj chilly appreciably or disagreeably cold
    • n chilly very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Chilly Moderately cold; cold and raw or damp so as to cause shivering; causing or feeling a disagreeable sensation of cold, or a shivering.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chilly Experiencing the sensation of chilliness; chilled.
    • chilly Producing the sensation of cold; chilling; especially, so cold as to produce the sensation of shivering.
    • chilly Cold; chill.
    • chilly Wanting zeal, animation, or heartiness; indifferent; cold; frigid: as, a chilly reception.
    • chilly In a chill or chilly manner; coldly; with coldness.
    • n chilly See chilli.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Chilly that chills: somewhat chill
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. cele, ciele, cold. See Cold, Cool.


In literature:

It is sure to be chilly driving home, and it's easy to take more wraps.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
It was quite chilly now, and Doris, holding Betty's hand tight, skipped along merrily, her heart strangely warm and gay.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Of course the dense fog made the air damp and chilly, but, as I have said, not exactly cold.
"Cast Away in the Cold" by Isaac I. Hayes
The air was damp and chilly; his breath came like smoke from his nostrils.
"The Girl Scouts' Good Turn" by Edith Lavell
Garnish with chopped olives and red chillies.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
There was nothing to keep them within the great chilly house, and everything to lure them into the sunshine.
"The Story of Wool" by Sara Ware Bassett
No chilly nymph exhaling from the mists of the marsh could have given a kiss like that.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
A chilly south wind is equally fatal, but not so frequent.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
The air was so chilly that Deerfoot began gathering wood for a fire, though he had nothing in the nature of food for an evening meal.
"Deerfoot in The Mountains" by Edward S. Ellis
It was an early November evening, chilly, a mist in the air.
"The Innocents" by Sinclair Lewis

In poetry:

Wet and bright the dinting pebbles
Shine where oft she paused and stood;
All her dreamy warmth revolving,
While the chilly waters wooed.
"Daphne" by George Meredith
"Some friendly dwelling may'st thou find,
Where, undisturbed with care,
Thou shalt not feel the chilly wind
That ruffles Marg'ret's hair.
"Night Scenes Of Other Times" by Joanna Baillie
The woodpecker, raven, and all,
Have hid them secure in their hold;
And the snow yet continues to fall,—
The weather is chilly and cold.
"On Seeing A Snow-Bird" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
DECEMBER winds did chilly blaw,
Wi' heavy show'rs o' hail and snaw,
Ae gloomy night the cluds did lour,
And mist did on the mountains tow'r;
"Address To Satan" by Susannah Hawkins
Thy tender cups, that graceful swell,
Droop sad beneath her chilly dews;
Thy odours seek their silken cell,
And twilight veils thy languid hues.
"Sonnet - To The Lilly" by Ann Radcliffe
The chilly days of March are here,
The raw, cold winds are blowing;
All nature now, is bleak and drear,
But piercing winds and frosts are going.
"St. Patrick's Day" by Thomas Frederick Young

In news:

Everyone who participated in the Heart Walk Saturday wasn't excited about the chilly weather, but at least they didn't have to spend the night outside.
After a week of chilly, rainy weather, a bright sunny day finally arrived here in New England.
Nothing feels better on a chilly winter's eve than warming up with a hot bowl of soup.
Election day was a long, chilly day for Dorchester Democrats.
NEW YORK — Homes grew chilly without heat.
Wind-powered dentistry and a chilly round of golf .
Chilly with some snow showers.
Chilly winds will blow in warmer Friday.
Despite an overcast day and chilly temperatures, Jeanette Berger of Guilford Lake found it to be a perfect day to get some solo time on her Seashell Scull and take in the remaining color.
Do something wonderful on a chilly evening and treat yourself to the warm, creamy uni porridge at Neta, run by Masa alums Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau.
Newman, Sea Wolf, Chilly Gonzales and more.
Clouds give way to clearing, remaining seasonably chilly into Friday.
Your Doppler 10 Forecast This Morning: Chilly with clouds giving way to some sun.
It may be chilly this time of year Upcountry, but those who live there have a warmth for Pukalani Club House that just won't quit.
It may be chilly this time of year Upcountry , but those who live there have a warmth for Pukalani Club House that just won't quit.

In science:

If ¯u, ¯v do generate the same subgroup of F ∗ /(F ∗ )q , and they are not q powers in F , we say P is a chilly point.
Cyclic Algebras over $p$-adic curves
If 1 ≤ s ≤ q − 1 is such that ¯us ¯v−1 ∈ (F ∗ )q we say that s is the coefficient of this chilly point with respect to π .
Cyclic Algebras over $p$-adic curves
We are left with studying chilly and cold points.
Cyclic Algebras over $p$-adic curves
Suppose P is a chilly point, R = OS,P and π ∈ R, δ ∈ R are the two primes defining the ramification locus of α at P .
Cyclic Algebras over $p$-adic curves
Suppose P is a chilly point at the intersection of C and C ′ in the ramification locus of α.
Cyclic Algebras over $p$-adic curves