freezing

[ free-zing ]
/ ˈfri zɪŋ /

adjective

(of temperatures) approaching, at, or below the freezing point.
extremely or uncomfortably cold; chilled: We were both freezing and welcomed the hot cocoa.
beginning to freeze or partially frozen; in the process of being or becoming frozen.

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Origin of freezing

First recorded in 1605–15; freeze + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM freezing

freez·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for freezing

freezing
/ (ˈfriːzɪŋ) /

adjective

informal extremely cold
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