Translation of cold-blooded in Spanish:

cold-blooded

Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊldˈblʌdəd; ˌkəʊldˈblʌdɪd/

adj

  • 1.1 [murder] a sangre fría; [killer] despiadado, cruel, desalmado
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    • He is also a cruel, cold-blooded, wicked, sadistic, brutal, ruthless and evil person.
    • It was a cold-blooded and brutal murder of people who were running away.
    • The cold-blooded murder galvanized the public AND the authorities.
    1.2 (indifferent) she was quite cold-blooded about her decision/about telling him the truth habló de su decisión/le dijo la verdad con total frialdad 1.3 [Zoology/Zoología] de sangre fría
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    • Crocodiles are cold-blooded creatures, and they keep their temperature constant by basking in the sun and staying in the water at night.
    • There is a story about a frog, which, being a cold-blooded creature, adapts its temperature to its surroundings.
    • Butterflies are cold-blooded and bask in the sun to raise their body temperatures.
    1.4 (sensitive to cold) [colloquial/familiar] [person] friolento or (Spain/España) friolero

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