trail goes cold

Definition of trail goes cold

  1. —used to say that the marks, signs, smells, etc., that are left behind by someone or something can no longer be found or followed When we got to the river, the trail went cold.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to hang down so as to drag along or sweep the ground

    :  to extend over a surface in a loose or straggling manner

    :  to grow to such length as to droop over toward the ground

  1. :  a track made by passage especially through a wilderness

    :  a marked or established path or route especially through a forest or mountainous region

    :  a trace or mark left by something that has passed or been drawn along :  scent, track

  1. : present tense third-person singular ofgo

    : plural ofgo

  1. :  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

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

    :  a condition of low temperature

    :  cold weather

  1. :  with utter finality :  absolutely, completely

    :  abruptly

    :  without introduction or advance notice

Seen and Heard

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


feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!