cold fish


cold fish

noun

: a cold and unfriendly person

Full Definition of COLD FISH

:  a cold aloof person

Examples of COLD FISH

  1. She's a lovely person, but her husband's a bit of a cold fish.
  2. <her husband is such a cold fish that I'm reluctant to have them over for dinner>

First Known Use of COLD FISH

1924

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