freezing

[free-zing]
adjective
  1. (of temperatures) approaching, at, or below the freezing point.
  2. extremely or uncomfortably cold; chilled: We were both freezing and welcomed the hot cocoa.
  3. beginning to freeze or partially frozen; in the process of being or becoming frozen.

Origin of freezing

First recorded in 1605–15; freeze + -ing2
Related formsfreez·ing·ly, adverb
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freezing

adjective
  1. informal extremely cold
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