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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.
slang Spending time relaxing. Often shortened colloquially to "chillin'." We're just chillin' and watching some TV, if you want to join us. Most of the trip was just chilling by the beach and eating great food. It was perfect!
See also: chill
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
- (the) chills
- a chill goes down (one's) spine
- a chill pill
- a chill runs down (one's) spine
- a chill runs/goes down somebody's spine
- be chill
- be chilled to the bone
- be chilled to the marrow
- chill (one) to the bone
- chill (one) to the marrow
- chill (one's) action
- chill action
- chill girl
- chill out
- chill somebody to the bone/marrow
- chill someone's action
- chilled to the bone
- chilled to the marrow
- chilling effect
- chills and thrills
- feel chilled to the bone
- get chilled to the bone
- give (one) (the) chills
- libel chill
- Netflix and chill
- no chill
- put the chill on
- put the chill on (someone or something)
- put the chill on someone
- send a chill down (one's) spine
- send a chill down your spine
- send a chill up (one's) spine
- send chills down (one's) spine
- send chills up (one's) spine
- take a chill pill
- take the chill off
- take the chill off (of) (something or some place)
- thrills and chills