Definition of the cold shoulder
- He got the cold shoulder from his former boss when he saw him at a restaurant.
- Most of the other professors gave him the cold shoulder.
: having or being a temperature that is uncomfortably low for humans
: having a relatively low temperature or one lower than normal or expected
: not heated: such as
: bodily sensation produced by loss or lack of heat
: a condition of low temperature
: a bodily disorder popularly associated with chilling
: with utter finality : absolutely, completely
: without introduction or advance notice
: without preparation or warm-up
: the laterally projecting part of the human body formed of the bones and joints with their covering tissue by which the arm is connected with the trunk
: the region of the body of nonhuman vertebrates that corresponds to the shoulder but is less projecting
: the two shoulders and the upper part of the back
: to push or thrust with or as if with the shoulder : jostle
: to place or bear on the shoulder
: to assume the burden or responsibility of
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