Definition of cold feet in English:

cold feet

  • Loss of nerve or confidence: after arranging to meet I got cold feet and phoned her saying I was busy
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    • 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.
    hesitate, falter, delay, drag one's feet, stall, think twice, change one's mind, waver, oscillate, fluctuate, vacillate, be undecided, be indecisive, be irresolute, see-saw, yo-yo; British haver, hum and haw
    informal sit on the fence, dilly-dally, shilly-shally, pussyfoot around, blow hot and cold
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