[ ahys-kohld ]
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  1. cold as ice: Her feet were ice-cold.

  2. without warmth of feeling or manner; unemotional; passionless: an ice-cold reception.

Origin of ice-cold

before 1000; Old English is-calde; unrecorded in Middle English

Other words for ice-cold

Words Nearby ice-cold Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ice-cold in a sentence

  • Then, from the ice-cold bottom, rising as a meteor darts across the sky, the great fish clove the water to the surface.

    The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries | Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • Her voice was ice-cold, like her body, which seemed to be frozen into immobility.

    The Secret Witness | George Gibbs
  • She looked so piteously thin and white, and her hands were ice cold.

    The Secret Witness | George Gibbs
  • The nearly ice cold, spring water influenced Alfred to go home with the black on his face.

    Watch Yourself Go By | Al. G. Field