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cold shoulder

noun

Definition of COLD SHOULDER

:  intentionally cold or unsympathetic treatment <got the cold shoulder from an old friend>
cold–shoulder transitive verb

Examples of COLD SHOULDER

  1. <at the party the two former friends consciously gave each other the cold shoulder>

First Known Use of COLD SHOULDER

1816

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