Loss of nerve or confidence: some investors got cold feet and backed out
More example sentences
- The Rochdale cabaret singer feared his Norwegian bride had got cold feet and decided to return to her homeland without him.
- The central government has developed cold feet on the promised legislation to regulate fee and admissions in professional colleges.
- Apparently, one - or possibly more - of the investors may have gotten cold feet.
Definition of cold feet in:
- The British & World English dictionary