French translation of 'chilling'
- (= cold) [wind]
- (= unfriendly) [look, smile]
- (= frightening) [thought, warning]
qui donne le frisson
- (= paralysing)
to have a chilling effect on sth
Example Sentences Including 'chilling'
They talked further about the chilling news from Russia.The Ambassador's Women
It's a collection of chilling mediocrity; Michael Bolton, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Elton John.CHAMELEON (2002)
Nor were these memories mutually exclusive, which was doubly chilling.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
Trends of 'chilling'
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- (= coldness)
- (= illness)
coup m de froid
- [of horror]
- (= make cold) [person]
faire frissonnerto be chilled to the bone or to be chilled to the marrow
être transi(e) de froid
- [wine, food]
mettre au frais"serve chilled"
"à servir frais"
- (= horrify)
⇒ Put the wine in the fridge to chill.
Mets le vin au frais dans le réfrigérateur.
Example Sentences Including 'chill'
There was a slight chill in the air now, Maggie noticed, giving a little shiver.AFTERMATH (2001)
The weather had turned freezing -- the green, baleful chill of a May which has perversely decided to turn its back on summer.INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)
They were shivering in the sudden cold, their thin clothes no protection against the chill of the river air.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
'chilling' in Other Languages
Translation of chilling from the Collins English to French Dictionary