Definition of ice-cold in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌīs ˈˌkōld/


1(Especially of a liquid) very cold; as cold as ice: there is plenty of ice-cold beer
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  • Avoid cold or ice-cold foods, as cold foods and drinks douse the digestive fire and decreases immunity.
  • We were going to Little Italy and ordering a king-sized pizza pie, and ice-cold beer for everyone.
  • What could be nicer, however, than supping an ice-cold beer overlooking the harbour on the hottest day of the year?
icy, freezing, glacial, gelid, subzero, frozen, wintry, frigid;
arctic, polar, Siberian, hypothermic;
bitter, biting, cutting, bone-chilling, raw, chilly, frosty, nippy
literary rimy
2Unemotional or dispassionate; unfeeling: he is the epitome of ice-cold judgment
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  • It was not evil, but cunning and cold, and Jaro new, with ice-cold certainty, that if he saw it in the eye, his soul would be shattered.
  • They mistake your steely shield for an ice-cold attitude.
  • There are five kills on the list for this ice-cold murderer, and he's not gonna let his cab driver go home until they're all crossed out.

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Syllabification: ice-cold

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