from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tapering spike of ice formed by the freezing of dripping or falling water.
- n. Informal An aloof or emotionally unresponsive person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A spear-shape of ice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A pendent, and usually conical, mass of ice, formed by freezing of dripping water.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pendent mass of ice tapering downward to a point, formed by the freezing of drops of water or other liquid flowing down from the place of attachment.
- n. In heraldry, same as goutte or drop, but reversed, with the point downward. Compare gutté reversed, under gutté.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water
Come January, they were selling off what they call icicle lights, but we call fairy lights, for about 50 cents each.
Everyone knows what an icicle is and what it looks like, so this research is very accessible.
Her hilarious and demented crafts projects -- like the meat helmet, the everybody in icicle lights campaign, and the stink-beetle cross stitch -- never cease to amaze me.
SHAPIRO: Was there ever a moment that you were crafting a tune and you thought: If only he had used the word icicle instead of snowflake, this would be so much easier, or if only this were the chorus instead of that?
Sheikha dazzles east London in fur boots with 'icicle' heels on tour of Olympic stadium
When there is nothing left of the winter snow but these ridges behind the stone walls, and a dingy drift here and there in a hollow, or in the woods, Winter has virtually resigned the icicle which is his sceptre.
Where you see white blare, like a loud trumpet, in real life is all lacy "icicle" lights.
And when they wanted to write down _tung_ "a beam," instead of "icicle," they put the obvious indicator 木 "wood," thus 棟.
Favorite soft-plastics are Norton Sand Eels in "icicle" (silver/blue) or "black magic" (black with red glitter) colors.
The first word I ever spoke was "icicle", and I was in my late twenties before I ever heard talk of tugboats and barnacles and offshore gas fields.