stone-cold

adverb
\ ˈstōn-ˈkōld How to pronounce stone-cold (audio) \

Definition of stone-cold

: absolutely stone-cold sober

First Known Use of stone-cold

1592, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for stone-cold

stone-cold

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of stone-cold

chiefly US, informal : completely or totally

More from Merriam-Webster on stone-cold

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with stone-cold

Comments on stone-cold

What made you want to look up stone-cold? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to form ideas or theories about something

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!