Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to winter; cold. wintery.

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Usage examples "wintry":

  1. The weather was still clear and cold, and a wintry sun made walking pleasant. - "A Mysterious Disappearance", Gordon Holmes.
  2. If Christmas Day a Monday be, A wintry winter you shall see. - "Rhymes Old and New", M.E.S. Wright.
  3. And so down and down the Tsullakee River he went, and after the junction of the great tributary with the Ohio, he plied his paddle against the strong current and with the French hunter came into the placid waters of the beautiful Sewanee, or Cumberland, flouted by the north wind, his way winding for many miles in densest wintry solitudes. - "The Story of Old Fort Loudon", Charles Egbert Craddock.