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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being chilly.

Usage examples (6)
  • Rather than the normal November nippiness, it was nearly shirtsleeve weather by the water in globally warmed California.
  • I stepped out into the dark of this September evening and felt the cool, refreshing, fall nippiness in the air, as crisp as a Macintosh apple.
  • "I reckon most of the nippiness in this tale is Nero's work -- not mine," she said, smoothing the long folds of gray lansdown into shape with absent fingers.
  • The outdoor nippiness was no longer the subject of festive carols, but rather bitter whimpering. for more
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