the cold

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the cold

: cold weather
  • The cold really sets in around late November and doesn't let up until April.
  • I stood there shivering in the cold.
  • Come in out of the cold.

Word by Word Definitions

cold play
  1. : having or being a temperature that is uncomfortably low for humans

  2. : having a relatively low temperature or one lower than normal or expected

  3. : not heated: such as

  1. : bodily sensation produced by loss or lack of heat

  2. : a condition of low temperature

  3. : a bodily disorder popularly associated with chilling

  1. : with utter finality : absolutely, completely

  2. : without introduction or advance notice

  3. : without preparation or warm-up


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