cold feet

plural noun

Definition of cold feet

  1. :  apprehension or doubt strong enough to prevent a planned course of action

1893

First Known Use of cold feet

1893


COLD FEET Defined for English Language Learners

cold feet

noun

Definition of cold feet for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of worry or doubt that is strong enough to stop you from doing something that you planned to do

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