Win·try a. Suitable to winter; resembling winter, or what belongs to winter; brumal; hyemal; cold; stormy; wintery.
Touch our chilled hearts with vernal smile,
Our wintry course do thou beguile. --Keble.
adj 1: characteristic of or occurring in winter; "suffered severe
wintry weather"; "brown wintry grasses" [syn: wintery]
[ant: vernal, summery, autumnal]
2: devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of
unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a
frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a
glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile" [syn: frigid,
frosty, frozen, glacial, icy]
[also: wintriest, wintrier]