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English definition of “cold”

cold

adjective
 
 
/kəʊld/
TEMPERATURE A1 having a low temperature: cold water/weather This soup has gone cold. The nights are getting colder now. My hands are getting cold.ColdSnow and ice
UNFRIENDLY B1 unfriendly or showing no emotion: a cold stare/voice She became quite cold and distant with me.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
FOOD served cold: cold roast beefColdSnow and ice
coldness noun [U] → See also in cold blood, get cold feet (foot)
(Definition of cold adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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