Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “cold”

cold

noun [S or U] (LOW TEMPERATURE)    /kəʊld/ US  /koʊld/
B1 cold weather or temperatures : Don't stand out there in the cold, come in here and get warm . Old people tend to feel the cold (= feel uncomfortable in cold temperatures ) more than the young . My feet were numb with cold.ColdSnow and ice
(Definition of cold noun (LOW TEMPERATURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of cold

Definitions of “cold” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

drizzle

to pour liquid slowly over something, especially in a thin line or in small drops

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More