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See definition of sleety on Dictionary.com
  • as incold
  • as inshivery

synonyms for sleety

  • bitter
  • bleak
  • brisk
  • chilled
  • cool
  • crisp
  • frigid
  • frosty
  • frozen
  • icy
  • intense
  • raw
  • snowy
  • wintry
  • Siberian
  • arctic
  • chill
  • cutting
  • hyperborean
  • icebox
  • keen
  • sharp
  • stinging
  • algid
  • below freezing
  • below zero
  • benumbed
  • biting
  • blasting
  • boreal
  • brumal
  • frore
  • gelid
  • glacial
  • have goose bumps
  • hawkish
  • hiemal
  • iced
  • inclement
  • nipping
  • nippy
  • numbed
  • numbing
  • one-dog night
  • penetrating
  • piercing
  • polar
  • rimy
  • severe
  • shivery
  • snappy
  • two-dog night

antonyms for sleety

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  • hot
  • mild
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • temperate
  • warm
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    How to use sleety in a sentence

    It was a bitterly cold, sleety morning—the 11th of March—when we set out from Berlin, leaving behind us, alas!
    GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
    Grim tussle of War now; sleety winter, and the Giant Mountains in the distance getting on their white hoods!
    HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
    In the sleety gloom, he could just see a hewn-out path winding up one of the cliffs and he set his feet on it.
    THE VALOR OF CAPPEN VARRAPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
    It was the last week in September, but snow-squalls were frequent, winds were high and rains were cold and sleety.
    THE COME BACKCAROLYN WELLS
    Just after our meetings began the weather turned bitterly cold, with wind and sleety rain.
    HOW I KNOW GOD ANSWERS PRAYERROSALIND GOFORTH
    The moisture fell in sleety drops; yet only the stranger and pilgrim took protection of raincoat or umbrella.
    THE READJUSTMENTWILL IRWIN
    All this time sleety rain was falling on the bay, and snow on the mountains; but soon after we landed the sky began to open.
    TRAVELS IN ALASKAJOHN MUIR
    Nothing, except a freezing sleety wind, annoyed and punished Carley so much as a hard puffy wind, full of sand and dust.
    THE CALL OF THE CANYONZANE GREY
    There was nothing remarkable in that, as the weather was bitterly cold and sleety; and I walked unheedingly on.
    RECOLLECTIONS OF A POLICEMANWILLIAM RUSSELL (AKA THOMAS WATERS)
    Dense clouds and a sleety rain settled over the sea, washing out every outline, as the St. Peter began her westward course.
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