how to pronounce icy


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icy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of icy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… see we did have those icy conditions and …”

meanings of icy


  1. Characterized by coldness of manner; frigid; cold.
  2. Pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in ice; cold; frosty.
  3. Covered with ice, wholly or partially.
  4. To be wearing an excessive amount of jewelry, especially of the high-quality and expensive kind.


  1. A female given name.

icy frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word icy occurs in english on average 6.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics icy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that icy can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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