1. (intensifier)stone-cold sober
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  • There was a kind of stone-cold chill in the air which made us shiver.

    When Life Was Young

    C. A. Stephens

  • At breakfast I had occasion to say that the eggs were stone-cold, and Eliza contradicted me.


    Barry Pain

  • There was no gleam of life, not even in his stone-cold eyes.

    The Double Four

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • What you can't be stone-cold sure of to-morrow you drive a nail in to-day.

    T. Tembarom

    Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • They could do nothing but talk and talk and ask questions; and I had waffles, too, and they got stone-cold.

    T. Tembarom

    Frances Hodgson Burnett