wintry: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (win'trē), [key]
— -tri•er, -tri•est.
  1. of or characteristic of winter: wintry blasts; wintry skies.
  2. resembling winter weather; having snow, frost, cold, storms, etc.: We had wintry weather well into May last year.
  3. suggestive of winter, as in lack of warmth or cheer: a wintry manner.
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