Definition of frigid
- frigid water
- had an emotionally frigid father
- writing precise and frigid poetry
The frigid gusts of wind stung their faces.
She was born into an emotionally frigid family.
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First Known Use: 1619See Words from the same year
: very cold
: not friendly or loving : lacking emotional warmth
of a woman : not wanting to have sex : not enjoying sex
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