Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To reduce or come to a low temperature; make or become chilly; discourage.

Part of speech: adjective

Somewhat cold; chilly.

Part of speech: noun

Coldness; a sensation of cold; a check to ardor, joy, etc.

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Usage examples "chill":

  1. And what they played was warm, sunny, yet there was just a faint chill- a something, what was it? - "The Garden Party", Katherine Mansfield.
  2. The morning air was cold and chill, but still de Lescure insisted on having the windows open, that he might cheer with his voice the men as they passed below him, and that he might call to those by name whom he might chance to know. - "La Vendée An Historical Romance", Anthony Trollope.
  3. A feeling like a cold chill seemed to have touched her heart. - "Rosy", Mrs. Molesworth.