Meaning of “cold” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /kəʊld/
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)