- adjective BrE informal cold: It's a bit parky outside today.
Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.
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parky — park y adj. Cold; of weather. [British informal] [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
parky — ► ADJECTIVE Brit. informal ▪ chilly. ORIGIN of unknown origin … English terms dictionary
parky — UK [ˈpɑː(r)kɪ] / US [ˈpɑrkɪ] adjective Word forms parky : adjective parky comparative parkier superlative parkiest British informal cold … English dictionary
parky — par|ky [ˈpa:ki US ˈpa:rki] adj BrE informal cold = ↑chilly ▪ It s a bit parky outside today … Dictionary of contemporary English
parky — adj British cold. A word of obscure origin dating from at least before World War II and still in use. Among middle and upper class speakers the term is occasionally altered to parquet (as in parquet floor ing ). ► It s a bit parky in here mind if … Contemporary slang
parky — • chilly (weather). i.e. It s a bit parky out there … Londonisms dictionary
parky — adjective Cold, but not excessively so. Syn: chilly, cool … Wiktionary
parky — park|y [ parki ] adjective BRITISH INFORMAL cold … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Parky — Either short for Michael Parkinson, a famous chat show host, or more likely a word to describe the weather as being rather cold! … The American's guide to speaking British
parky — adj. (British) chilly, pleasantly cold (regarding the weather) … English contemporary dictionary