ADJ. bitter, deep | cold, damp | slight | evening, morning, night | autumn/autumnal, winter
VERB + CHILL feel I could feel the chill as soon as I went outside. | take off I'll add some hot water to the milk to take the chill off it (= to make it slightly warmer).
CHILL + NOUN factor With the chill factor, it's nearly minus forty here.
PHRASES a chill in the air There's a slight chill in the air.
2 feeling of fear
ADJ. sudden | icy
VERB + CHILL feel She felt a sudden chill at the thought of the dangers he faced. | strike Her words struck a chill in his heart.
CHILL + VERB run down/up sb's spine, run through sb A chill ran through me at the thought.
PREP. ~ of a chill of fear
PHRASES send a chill through sb/down sb's spine The news sent a chill down her spine.
3 mild illness
ADJ. bad, nasty, severe | slight
VERB + CHILL catch, get I caught a nasty chill after my swim last week. > Special page at ILLNESS