get cold feet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “get cold feet” in the English Dictionary

"get cold feet" in British English

See all translations

get cold feet

to ​suddenlybecome too ​frightened to do something you had ​planned to do, ​especially something ​important such as getting ​married
(Definition of get cold feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"get cold feet" in American English

See all translations

get cold feet

(also have cold feet) to ​feel too ​frightened to do something that you had ​planned to do: I was going to ​try bungee ​jumping, but I got cold ​feet.
(Definition of get cold feet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day