Synonyms for (adjective) icy

Synonyms: icy

Definition: covered with or containing or consisting of ice

Usage: icy northern waters

Similar words: frozen

Definition: turned into ice; affected by freezing or by long and severe cold

Usage: the frozen North; frozen pipes; children skating on a frozen brook


Synonyms: icy

Definition: shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice

Usage: roads and trees glazed with an icy film

Similar words: shiny, glazed

Definition: having a shiny surface or coating

Usage: glazed fabrics; glazed doughnuts


Synonyms: arctic, icy, glacial, frigid, gelid, polar

Definition: extremely cold

Usage: an arctic climate; a frigid day; gelid waters of the North Atlantic; glacial winds; icy hands; polar weather

Similar words: cold

Definition: having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration

Usage: a cold climate; a cold room; dinner has gotten cold; cold fingers; if you are cold, turn up the heat; a cold beer


Synonyms: glacial, icy, wintry, frigid, frosty, frozen

Definition: devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain

Usage: a frigid greeting; got a frosty reception; a frozen look on their faces; a glacial handshake; icy stare; wintry smile

Similar words: cold

Definition: extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion

Usage: a cold unfriendly nod; a cold and unaffectionate person; a cold impersonal manner; cold logic; the concert left me cold