from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Covered over with ice.
  • adj. Chilled with ice.
  • adj. Decorated or coated with icing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. With ice added.
  • adj. Very cold, but not necessarily containing ice.
  • adj. Covered with icing.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with ice.
  • adj. Chilled with ice; ; -- of beverages.
  • adj. Covered with something resembling ice, as sugar icing; frosted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covered with ice; converted into ice; frozen.
  • Cooled with ice; very cold: as, iced tea; iced wine.
  • Covered with concreted sugar; frosted: as, iced cake.
  • In botany, covered with particles like icicles.


ice (“noun”) +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)
See ice (verb) (Wiktionary)



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  • Iced is an excellent word and one I used extensively on my travel blog while touring China and Southeast Asia.

    So much stuff goes exactly as you wouldn't expected on the road. It goes wrong, people drop you off in the middle of nowhere, feed you freaky substances, communicate to you in hilariously broken English (at least they tried...). So I used the word "iced" to decribe the unpredictable results of various exploits. Such as:

    "Iced by the bus service one again!"

    or " I ended up getting iced on Chang"

    A truly great, versatile word!

    October 7, 2008