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chill

1. adjective, slang Calm or relaxed. I really recommend calligraphy, if you're looking for something chill to do in your spare time. I thought he would have been upset, but he was surprisingly chill about the whole thing.
2. adjective, slang Exceptionally good, especially in a trendy or socially fashionable manner. A: "Was the movie good?" B: "Yeah, dude, it was chill."
3. adjective, slang Not at all problematic; not a cause for worry, concern, or upset. A: "Hey, man, I'm sorry for bailing on you last night." B: "It's chill."
4. verb, slang To be or become calm or relaxed. Nothing helps me chill quite like a bit of ambient electronic music. All I want to do on this vacation is chill by the pool and read my book.
5. verb, slang To spend time (with someone), especially in a relaxed or laid-back manner; to hang out (with someone). Want to come over and chill tonight? A: "What are you doing this weekend?" B: "Just chilling with some friends of mine."
6. verb, slang To stop being upset, angry, stressed, etc. Often used as an imperative. Tom seriously needs to chill. He's way too high-strung. Chill, dude! You're getting upset over nothing!
7. verb, dated slang To kill someone. We've got nothing to worry about now, boss. Ray chilled the informant.

chilly climate

Used to describe an area in which women's involvement or progress is not encouraged. It is typically applied to fields like politics and academia. I'm the only woman in the sociology department right now, and boy, is it a chilly climate. I can see that I will have a hard time advancing here.
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chill

1. and chilly n. a cold can of beer. Hey, toss me a chill, would ya, buddy? How ’bout a chilly, Billy?
2. tv. to kill someone. (Underworld.) I’ll chill you with one blast from my cannon, you creep!
3. tv. to frighten someone. (Standard English.) The prospect of having to go in there alone chilled Willy, but he went in anyway.
4. tv. to reject someone. She chilled me once too often. I won’t take that from a dame.
5. Go to chill (out).
6. tv. & in. to relax; to cause someone to relax; to hang out [with someone]. (see also chill (out).) They are chilling now. For a while they were real rowdy.

chilly

verb
See chill

chill

verb

living chilly

in. living well with lots of diamonds. (Refers to ice, diamonds.) That dude’s livin’ chilly, fo shizzle. He’s so iced out!
See also: chilly, living
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The departure of last weekend's system is giving way to clear skies for the next couple days, which is resulting in the chillier temperatures, the Weather Service said.
The business climate in Caribbean tax havens is getting chillier, so some multinational companies are seeking more hospitable locales--like wind-swept Ireland and snowy Switzerland, reports Reuters (Feb.
The association attributed the fall in sales to chillier weather in the second half of the reporting month, which weighed on clothing sales after clearance sales at the beginning of the year.
A spike in demand for autumn clothing ranges following chillier weather has helped boost sales at retailer John Lewis.
Five years later and a thousand miles over, despite the friendlier faces and warmer weather, I found that the political and academic climate far chillier.
The response was distinctly chillier in Italy (33%), France (32%) and Greece (23%).
If you would rather mitigate the environmental impact of long-distance shipping of produce, consider that greens are some of the easiest veggies to grow, and even in chillier climates can be grown from early spring well into fall.
It was a tad bit chillier than she would have liked it to be, but there was plenty of room for her to paint.
The chillier temperatures there cause the chemicals to be deposited on the sea surface by rain or snow, or they adhere to the sea surface through a process called vapor phase adsorption.
One thing is Icewine, or Eiswein, originally produced in the chillier regions of Germany.
Shipley, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa., who teaches a class on food psychology, says there could be a connection between chillier air and our cravings for fattening foods.
'Towards the weekend a brisk northerly airstream may become established bringing a chillier feel and a return to overnight frost.'