NounChill (plural Chills)
- A moderate, but uncomfortable and penetrating coldness.
- A sudden penetrating sense of cold, especially one that causes a brief trembling nerve response through the body; the trembling response itself; often associated with illness: fevers and chills, or susceptibility to illness: close the window or you'll catch a chill.
- An uncomfortable and numbing sense of fear, dread, anxiety, or alarm, often one that is sudden and usually accompanied by a trembling nerve response resembling the body's response to biting cold.
- Moderately cold or chilly.
- (slang) Calm, relaxed, easygoing. See also: chill out.
- (slang) "Cool"; meeting a certain hip standard or garnering the approval of a certain peer group.
- (transitive) To lower the temperature of something; to cool.
- (transitive, metallurgy) To harden a metal surface by sudden cooling.
- (intransitive) To become cold.
- (intransitive, metallurgy) To become hard by rapid cooling.
- (intransitive, slang) To relax, lay back. Also chill out.
- (intransitive, slang) To "hang", hang out; to spend time with another person or group. Also chill out.
- (intransitive, slang) To smoke marijuana.
Adjectives for Chill
horrid; penetrating; biting; shrinking; severe; mental; violent; curious; embarrassing; noticeable; hopeless; sharp; congestive; sudden; inexplicable; slight; damp; timid; dry; icy; bone-penetrating; deathly; vault-like; bitter; uncomfortable; balmy; growing; cold; increasing; dreadful; comfortless; shaking.
Verbs for Chill
blow—; chatter with—s; experience—; expose to—; overcome by—; produce—; prolong—; quiver with—; run—; seize with—; sense—; shake with—; shiver with—; shudder with—; strike with—; survive —; treat for—; —accompanies; —affects; —creeps in; —depresses; —injures; — numbs; —penetrates.
Adverbs for Chill
bitingly; severely; violently; hopelessly; noticeably; sharply; suddenly; inexplicably; bitterly; increasingly; dreadfully; mortally; painfully.
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- IPA: /tʃɪl/
- Rhymes: -ɪl
- I will.
From English chill
- Det er chill.
- That's cool.
- Imperative of chille