Definition of “cold” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /kəʊld/
Extra Examples
It was cold to the touch.Outside it was cold and windy.It was cold and damp outside.Do your coat up. It's cold outside.Aren't you cold in that flimsy dress?

A1 having a low temperature:

This soup has gone cold.
The nights are getting colder now.
My hands are getting cold.

B1 unfriendly or showing no emotion:

a cold stare/voice
She became quite cold and distant with me.

served cold:

cold roast beef
coldness noun [ U ]

(Definition of “cold adjective” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)