cold feet

noun plural

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 plural

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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