Definition of "chillily" [chillily]

  • (adverb) in a chilly manner

Use "chillily" in a sentence

  • "Little could be seen by the two travellers who sat huddled chillily in wraps and rugs, the soles of their feet burning or freezing on tin foot-warmers — seen either of the cast-iron sky, over which drifted lower, looser bulges of cloud, or of the bare, flattish country through which the train ran."
  • "He smiled -- somewhat chillily, it must be admitted -- and whispered, his speaking voice being shut off by the garrote."
  • "Of course a lady gets used to that, working in a department store, "she said, chillily; then repented swiftly and begged:" Oh, I _didn't_ mean to be snippy, Billy."

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