(label) Having a low temperature.
(label) Causing the air to be cold.
(label) Feeling the sensation of coldness, especially to the point of discomfort.
Unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling.
* 2011 April 23, (Doctor Who), series 6, episode 1, (The Impossible Astronaut):
Dispassionate, not prejudiced or partisan, impartial.
- RIVER SONG (upon seeing the still-living DOCTOR, moments after he made her and two other friends watch what they thought was his death): This is cold'. Even by your standards, this is ' cold .
Completely unprepared; without introduction.
Unconscious or deeply asleep; deprived of the metaphorical heat associated with life or consciousness.
(label) Perfectly, exactly, completely; by heart.
(label) Cornered, done for.
(label) Not pungent or acrid.
* (Francis Bacon) (1561-1626)
(label) Unexciting; dull; uninteresting.
* (Ben Jonson) (1572-1637)
- cold plants
* (Joseph Addison) (1672-1719)
- What a deal of cold business doth a man misspend the better part of life in!
Affecting the sense of smell (as of hunting dogs) only feebly; having lost its odour.
- The jest grows cold when it comes on in a second scene.
(label) Not sensitive; not acute.
* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
Distant; said, in the game of hunting for some object, of a seeker remote from the thing concealed. Compare warm'' and ''hot .
- Smell this business with a sense as cold / As is a dead man's nose.
(label) Having a bluish effect; not warm in colour.
* chilled, chilly, freezing, frigid, glacial, icy, cool
* (of the weather) (qualifier) brass monkeys, nippy, parky, taters
* (of a person or animal)
* (unfriendly) aloof, distant, hostile, standoffish, unfriendly, unwelcoming
* (unprepared) unprepared, unready
* See also
* (having a low temperature) baking, boiling, heated, hot, scorching, searing, torrid, warm
* (of the weather) hot (See the corresponding synonyms of (hot).)
* (of a person or animal) hot (See the corresponding synonyms of (hot).)
* (unfriendly) amiable, friendly, welcoming
* (unprepared) prepared, primed, ready
* as cold as charity
* as cold as ice, cold as ice
* as cold as the grave, cold as the grave
* blow hot and cold
* brass monkeys
* bring someone out in a cold sweat
* cold call
* cold case
* cold cash
* cold comfort
* cold cream
* cold cuts
* cold feet/get cold feet
* cold fish
* cold front
* cold one
* cold reading
* cold snap
* cold start
* cold storage
* cold store
* cold sweat
* cold turkey
* cold war
* come in from the cold
* freezing cold
* get cold feet
* give someone the cold shoulder
* in cold blood
* in the cold light of day
* leave someone cold
* leave someone out in the cold
* make someone's blood run cold
* throw cold water on
A condition of low temperature.
(medicine) A common, usually harmless, viral illness, usually with congestion of the nasal passages and sometimes fever.
- Come in, out of the cold .
- I caught a miserable cold and had to stay home for a week.
* (low temperature) coldness
* (illness) common cold, coryza, head cold
* bitter cold
* brass monkey weather
* catch cold
* catch one's death of cold
* cold sore
* cold virus
* common cold
* head cold
* freeze, frost
While at low temperature.
- ''The steel was processed cold .
- The speaker went in cold and floundered for a topic.
- I knocked him out cold .
(uncountable) The state of being cool, as in chilly.
(countable) The result or product of being cool, as in chilly.
(slang, uncountable) The state of being cool, as in good or pleasing.
(slang, countable) The result or product of being cool, as in good or pleasing.