chilled to the bone/marrow

idiom

: very cold
I was chilled to the bone/marrow.

Examples of chilled to the bone/marrow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of Gowdy’s sergeants, Aquilino Gonell, a 42-year-old veteran of the war in Iraq, who was close by, unable to move from his position lest the crowd burst through, heard the taunts and was chilled to the bone. New York Times, 4 Jan. 2022 Despite my gray woolen coat, I am chilled to the bone. Eileen Murphy Donnersberger, chicagotribune.com, 10 Sep. 2021 Dressed in a tank top, shorts and a hoodie, Compean was chilled to the bone. Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2021

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“Chilled to the bone/marrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chilled%20to%20the%20bone%2Fmarrow. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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