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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.
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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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.
See chill out
in. living well with lots of diamonds. (Refers to ice, diamonds.) That dude’s livin’ chilly, fo shizzle. He’s so iced out!
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