bone-chilling


bone–chill·ing

adjective \ˈbōn-ˌchi-liŋ\

: very cold

: causing strong feelings of fear, terror, etc.

Full Definition of BONE-CHILLING

:  intensely cold <bone–chilling weather>; also :  penetrating, disturbing, or intense in emotional or physical effect <bone–chilling drama> <a bone–chilling wind>

First Known Use of BONE-CHILLING

1883

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