ice-cold
adjective Date: before 12th century extremely cold

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ice-cold — adj. as cold as ice; extremely cold. Syn: arctic, freezing, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ice-cold — adj extremely cold ▪ ice cold drinks ▪ Her hands were ice cold …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ice-cold — O.E. is calde; see ICE (Cf. ice) + COLD (Cf. cold) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ice-cold — adjective very cold: ice cold lemonade …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ice-cold — [adj] very cold algid, arctic, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, brumal, chill, cutting, freezing, frozen, gelid, glacial, icy, piercing, polar, raw, Siberian, sub zero, wintry; concepts 605,606 Ant. burning hot, hot, warm …   New thesaurus

  • ice-cold — [īs′kōld′] adj. very cold …   English World dictionary

  • ice-cold — 1) ADJ If you describe something as ice cold, you are emphasizing that it is very cold. ...delicious ice cold beer... The water was ice cold and my hands were completely blue. 2) ADJ If you describe someone as ice cold, you are emphasizing that… …   English dictionary

  • ice cold — Synonyms and related words: Siberian, algid, arctic, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, blast frozen, bleak, boreal, brisk, brumal, cold, cold as charity, cold as death, cold as ice, cold as marble, congealed, crisp, cutting, freezing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Ice Cold — Infobox Album | Name = Ice Cold Type = Album Artist = Choclair Released = November 2, 1999 Recorded = 1998–1999 Genre = Canadian hip hop Length = 72:31 Label = Virgin/Priority Producer = Kardinal Offishall, Solitair, Saukrates, K Cut, X Rated, Da …   Wikipedia

  • ice-cold — adjective /ˈʌɪskəʊld/ a) As cold as ice; very cold. The way she stared him down and walked away...everyone in the room could tell she was ice cold. b) Without emotion; distant. Syn: cold as ice …   Wiktionary

  • ice-cold — /uys kohld /, adj. 1. cold as ice: Her feet were ice cold. 2. without warmth of feeling or manner; unemotional; passionless: an ice cold reception. [bef. 1000; OE is calde; unrecorded in ME] Syn. 1. icelike, freezing, icy, frozen. * * * …   Universalium

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