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Definition of "arctic" []

  • Extremely cold; frigid. See Synonyms at cold. (adjective)
  • A warm waterproof overshoe. (noun)
  • Of or relating to the Arctic (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Cold; freezing (adjective)
  • A high waterproof overshoe with buckles (noun)
  • Designed or suitable for conditions of extreme cold (noun)

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Use "arctic" in a sentence
  • "This attempted suicide scene at the arctic is at the beginning of the game, as well."
  • "'It's what they call the arctic regions,' said Celestina."
  • "(But then, for some reason I've always found spooky stories set in arctic climes to be particularly effective.) 2: 27 PM"