Wintry - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪntri|  American pronunciation of the word wintry
Brit.  |ˈwɪntri|  British pronunciation of the word wintry

adjective

- devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain(syn: frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy)

wintry smile

Examples

a wintry mix of sleet and snow

She gave me a wintry welcome.

...it was a dark and bleak wintry day...

...vehicle after passing vehicle bespattered the sides of my once-clean car with that wintry slush...

A few wintry showers are likely.

...the numbing air of that wintry morning...

Word forms

adjective
comparative: wintrier
superlative: wintriest
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