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Origin and Meaning of Chilly

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Chill"y
Moderately cold; cold and raw or damp so as to cause shivering; causing or feeling a disagreeable sensation of cold, or a shivering.
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  1. Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
  2. Not characterized by emotion ("a female form in marble--a chilly but ideal medium for depicting abstract virtues")
  3. Lacking warmth of feeling ("a chilly greeting")
  4. Appreciably or disagreeably cold

chill +‎ -y

Notable Persons Named Chilly

Chilly Gonzales is a singing, rapping, record producer, songwriter, actor, and screenwriter. He plays Piano and Vocals. Chilly was given the name Jason Charles Beck on March 20th, 1972. Chilly is also known as Gonzales.


Chilly Willy is a fictional character.


Chilly Chill is a hip hop music music producer, rapper, record producer, radio host, and rapping. He plays Keyboard instrument, Sampler (musical instrument), and Guitar. He has been prominent since 1980. Chilly was given the name D. Baker . Chilly is also known as The One Who Makes The Track Move" - Tim Varley.


Chilly McIntosh is a farmer, soldier, and preacher. His ongoing career started in 1823. Chilly was given the name William Chillicothe McIntosh in 1800.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Chilly

Katya Chilly is a folk, new-age, dance, pop, rock, jazz, folk music, new-age music, and dance music musician. She was most active from 1996 to present. Katya was given the name Kateryna Petrivna Kondratenko on July 12th, 1978. Katya is also known as Katya Chilly and Katya Chilly (Катя Chilly).


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Fun Facts about the name Chilly

  • When was the first name Chilly first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Chilly is Saturday, October 21st, 1899.
  • How unique is the name Chilly? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Chilly. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Chilly: Your name in reverse order is Yllihc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Icllhy. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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