1 cool, coldish, cold, frigid, nippy, frosty, icy, crisp, chill:
The weather has been quite chilly for May.
2 chill, unenthusiastic, unresponsive, unreceptive, frosty, unwelcoming, crisp, cool, cold, unfriendly, hostile; distant, aloof:
The suggestion that the charity fair be held in her garden met with a chilly response from Lady Griffiths.
She was beginning to feel chilly.
We were starting to get a bit chilly.
| turn (only used about the weather)
It turned chilly in the afternoon.
decidedly, distinctly, very | a bit, pretty, quite, rather, somewhat
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