chilled


chilled
adj
excellent, admirable. A teenage vogue word of the later 1980s. The term is a synonym for cool, influenced by the verb form to chill out (relax, unwind). British fans of rap and acid house music and skateboarding introduced the word to schoolchildren's slang.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Chilled — Chilled, a. 1. Hardened on the surface or edge by chilling; as, chilled iron; a chilled wheel. [1913 Webster] 2. (Paint.) Having that cloudiness or dimness of surface that is called blooming. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chilled — EP by Chicane Released 16 August 1999 …   Wikipedia

  • chilled — [ tʃıld ] adjective chilled food or drink has been made cold in order to make it more pleasant or to keep it fresh: a bottle of chilled champagne imports of chilled beef and lamb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chilled — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel ▪ I suddenly felt chilled and had to go indoors. ▪ serve sth ▪ The wine is best served chilled. PHRASES …   Collocations dictionary

  • chilled — UK [tʃɪld] / US adjective 1) chilled food or drink has been made cold in order to make it more pleasant or to keep it fresh a bottle of chilled champagne imports of chilled beef and lamb 2) informal very relaxed …   English dictionary

  • Chilled — Chill Chill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chilled} (ch[i^]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chilling}.] 1. To strike with a chill; to make chilly; to cause to shiver; to affect with cold. [1913 Webster] When winter chilled the day. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chilled — adjective Cooled. The chilled beer was refreshing on the hot day …   Wiktionary

  • Chilled — Потерянный при стереотипировании (о деталях и печатающих участках) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • chilled — adj. cold, cooled, frigid, having a cold tʃɪl n. cold, frost; shiver, shudder v. cool, make cold; become cold; chill out, relax (Slang) adj. cool, cold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chilled — Adj. Relaxed …   English slang and colloquialisms