Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “coldly”

See all translations

coldly

adverb uk   /ˈkəʊld.li/ us    /ˈkoʊld-/
in an unfriendly way and without emotion: "That's your problem," she said coldly.
Translations of “coldly”
in Korean 차갑게, 냉담하게…
in Arabic بِبرود…
in Portuguese friamente…
in Catalan fredament…
in Japanese 冷たく…
in Italian freddamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷淡地, 無情地…
in Russian неприветливо, холодно…
in Turkish hissizce, acımasızca, merhametsizce…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷淡地, 无情地…
in Polish chłodno…
(Definition of coldly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of coldly?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “coldly” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More