Origin of cold-blooded
Related formscold-blood·ed·ly, adverbcold-blood·ed·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for cold-blooded
But it lacked the one ingredient that has largely been absent from this World Cup: cold-blooded finishing in front of goal.
“Show business” was much more a haven for sentimentalists then, not for ironists like Letterman or cold-blooded comics like Leno.From Jack to Johnny to Jay: Saying Goodbye to ‘Tonight’|Tom Shales|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His sentencing is scheduled for this week—but who do you punish when a child becomes a cold-blooded killer?
She allows she does not rank Allaway among the most cold-blooded of killers.What Aurora Victims Might Face if James Holmes Pleaded Insane|Michael Daly|August 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So Murdoch, cold-blooded and lizard-brained, knows he must preserve his own position while somehow ensuring a peaceful succession.
So wrote the king in a correspondence in which a most cold-blooded authorization is given for the enslaving of the Indians.A History of American Christianity|Leonard Woolsey Bacon
Do not suppose that I am asking you to be a cold-blooded, calculating person.Windfalls|(AKA Alpha of the Plough) Alfred George Gardiner
How he hated the English, with their cold-blooded suspicion of all who were not island-born!Parrot & Co.|Harold MacGrath
But down underneath he was the deliberate, cold-blooded fighter and business man.The Night-Born|Jack London
Cold-blooded means that the hero as we see him on the screen is a variety of amiable or violent ghost.The Art Of The Moving Picture|Vachel Lindsay