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adjective icy pronunciation in British English /ˈaɪsi/ 
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  1. 1
    very cold, in an unpleasant way

    An icy wind cut across the moors.

    He fell into the icy cold water.

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  2. 2
    covered with ice

    Icy roads caused several minor accidents yesterday.

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  3. 3
    showing that you do not like someone and do not want to be friendly with them

    Baker's voice was cold, his dark eyes icy.

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