Definition of chilling adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃɪlɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɪlɪŋ//
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frightening, usually because it is connected with something violent or cruel a chilling story The film evokes chilling reminders of the war. a chilling tale of murder and revenge
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chilling