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"frigid" in British English

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frigidadjective

uk   /ˈfrɪdʒ.ɪd/  us   /ˈfrɪdʒ.ɪd/
  • frigid adjective (DISLIKING SEX)

(of a woman) having ​difficulty in ​becomingsexuallyexcited
frigidity
noun [U] uk   /frɪˈdʒɪd.ə.ti/  us   /frɪˈdʒɪd.ə.t̬i/
frigidly
adverb uk   /ˈfrɪdʒ.ɪd.li/  us   /ˈfrɪdʒ.ɪd.li/
Sarah ​shook his ​hand frigidly.
(Definition of frigid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"frigid" in American English

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frigidadjective

 us   /ˈfrɪdʒ·əd/
extremelycold: frigid ​weather/​air/​water It’s frigid in here – could you ​turn down the air-conditioning?
(Definition of frigid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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