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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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Camphora: Camphor in the remedy form is used in influenza where there is extreme chilliness but the person wants to be uncovered.
The explanation provided in The Ladies' Friend, a family medical book from 1787, is relatively detailed: This disorder is epidemic in camps and marshy countries.--It begins with chilliness and lassitude, pains in the bones and head, and a disordered stomach--restlessness all night long, and too often the patient becomes delirious.
Taniguchi's design--a mixture of gigantism and chilliness masquerading as elegance-reinforces this tenuousness.
Guilt and fear produce belief, which registers on the body--Osorio feels "a pricking of the blood," "a lazy chilliness" that makes him "look strange and tremble" (III.i.178, 176, 120).
"He who does not see that another is cold by his 'goose flesh' or his blue nose, having first to consider that this discomfort he feels is indeed a 'chilliness,' must be suffering," Stein remarks laconically, "from striking anomalies of interpretation" (OPE, p.
I wondered if Mr Wilkes knew what was happening around him, and yet -in the middle of all this -Neil Couperthwaite is the best Riff Raff we have seen in a long time and Mr Couperthwaite conveys to a nicety that impartial galactic chilliness which appears when Frank 'n' Furter is finally lasered into oblivion.
Specific symptoms that improved included sneezing, rhinnorrhea, nasal obstruction, sore throat, cough, headache, malaise and chilliness.
Haider, who resigned as head of his party in February to appease a chorus of criticism and diplomatic chilliness from other European Union nations over the Freedom Party's alleged fascist tilt, is a fiscal and political conservative who favors eliminating a slew of government jobs, selling off state-owned industries, reducing taxes, bringing traditionally neutral Austria into NATO, raising the retirement age, and cutting pensions for early retirees.
During his years at the V & A, Pope-Hennessy had earned a reputation for severity, chilliness, even brutality, yet we saw little of this side to his character on the occasions when we visited him.
Although dignified to chilliness, he received us with friendliness, and soon gave me an opportunity of starting in to unburden my mind of file subject then uppermost in it.
These consisted of sneezing, nasal congestion and discharge, sore throat, cough, headache, chilliness, and feeling uneasy and uncomfortable.
Typical symptoms of malaria are similar to those of a cold, such as fatigue, muscular pain and diarrhea, followed by high temperatures and chilliness.
The often-noted chilliness of this vision finds a counterpart in the Rome of Antony and Cleopatra; and, less predictably, the fluctuating bundle of contradictions which is Cleopatra may be seen as a specifically anti-Stoic exhibition, rather than just the usual apotheosis of `feminine' mutability.
Johannes is distinguished by his constant absences, his failure to participate in household chores (he does not want to "go around with a screwdriver in his hand"), his chilliness, his manipulations, his deceit.