Definition of cold–blooded
2 : having cold blood; specifically : having a body temperature not internally regulated but approximating that of the environment
3 or coldbloodplay \ˈkōl(d)-ˈbləd\ : of mixed or inferior breeding
4 : noticeably sensitive to cold
First Known Use of cold–blooded
COLD–BLOODED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cold–blooded for English Language Learners
: showing no sympathy or mercy : done in a planned way without emotion
: based on facts : not affected by emotions
biology : having cold blood : having a body temperature that is similar to the temperature of the environment
COLD–BLOODED Defined for Kids
Definition of cold–blooded for Students
1 : having a body temperature that varies with the temperature of the environment Frogs are cold-blooded animals.
2 : lacking or showing a lack of normal human feelings a cold-blooded criminal
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