Wintry definition

wĭntə-rē
Of or like winter; cold, bleak, etc.

A wintry day, a wintry stare.

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Suggestive of winter, as in cheerlessness or coldness.

A wintry welcome.

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Aged, white(-haired etc.)
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Belonging to or characteristic of winter; cold.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
wintry
Comparative:
wintrier
Superlative:
wintriest

Origin of wintry

  • contraction of winter + -y

    From Wiktionary