Definition of "ice-cold" []

  • Extremely cold. (adjective)
  • Very cold (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Deliberately controlling the expression of emotion, or lacking in feeling or friendliness (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "ice-cold" in a sentence
  • "A wave of ice-cold terror hit me as my eyes rapidly flicked back and forth on the river, searching for Buhodu."
  • "For Moses, it’s an ice-cold mystery he just can’t outrun, even with the help of psychologist Alex Delaware and detective Milo Sturgis."
  • "So if we fill the tank up or the body up with ice-cold saline and drop the body temperature, then the body doesn't require as much blood; it doesn't require delivery of oxygen to the tissues because the metabolic rate of the body goes down fairly dramatically."