Definition of “frigid” - English Dictionary

“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 becoming sexually excited

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/

extremely cold:

It’s frigid in here – could you turn down the air-conditioning?

(Definition of “frigid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)