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cold

adjective /kəuld/
low in temperature
kalt
cold water cold meat and salad.
lower in temperature than is comfortable
kalt
I feel cold.
unfriendly
kalt
His manner was cold.
coldly adverb in an unfriendly way
kalt
She looked at me coldly.
coldness noun
die Kälte
cold-blooded adjective having blood (like that of a fish) which takes the same temperature as the surroundings of the body
kaltblütig
cold-blooded creatures.
cruel and unfeeling
kaltblütig
cold-blooded murder.
cold war a major, especially political, struggle between nations which involves military threats but not fighting.
Kalter Krieg
get cold feet to lose courage
Muffensausen kriegen
I was going to apply for the job but I got cold feet.
give (someone) the cold shoulder verb ( also coldshoulder) to show that one is unwilling to be friendly with (a person)
die kalte Schulter zeigen
All the neighbours gave her the cold shoulder He cold-shouldered all his sister’s friends.
in cold blood deliberately and unemotionally
kaltblütig
He killed them in cold blood.
(Definition of cold from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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