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adjective cold pronunciation in American English /koʊld/
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adjectivecold
comparativecolder
superlativecoldest
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  1. 1
    with a low temperature or a temperature that is lower than normal
    The water was too cold for a shower.
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    1. a.
      used about the weather
      It was bitterly cold that day.
      a cold winter morning
    2. b.
      used about people and places
      I was cold, hungry, and thirsty.
      freezing cold: Their house is always freezing cold.
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  2. 2
    not seeming friendly or sympathetic
    Her father was a cold and distant man.
    She received a rather cold response.
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