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Pronunciation of Cold: Learn how to pronounce Cold in English correctly

Learn how to say Cold correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word cold:

having relatively little warmth; of a rather low temperature ⇒ cold weather, cold hands
without sufficient or proper warmth ⇒ this meal is cold
lacking in affection, enthusiasm, or warmth of feeling ⇒ a cold manner
not affected by emotion; objective ⇒ cold logic
sexually unresponsive or frigid
lacking in freshness ⇒ a cold scent, cold news
chilling to the spirit; depressing
(of a colour) having violet, blue, or green predominating; giving no sensation of warmth
(metallurgy) denoting or relating to a process in which work-hardening occurs as a result of the plastic deformation of a metal at too low a temperature for annealing to take place
(of a process) not involving heat, in contrast with traditional methods ⇒ cold typesetting, cold technology
(informal) (of a seeker) far from the object of a search
denoting the contacting of potential customers, voters, etc, without previously approaching them in order to establish their interest ⇒ cold mailing
See cold comfort
See cold steel
See from cold
See in cold blood
See leave someone cold
See throw cold water on
the absence of heat regarded as a positive force ⇒ the cold took away our breath
the sensation caused by loss or lack of heat
See in the cold
an acute viral infection of the upper respiratory passages characterized by discharge of watery mucus from the nose, sneezing, etc
See catch a cold
(informal) without preparation ⇒ he played his part cold
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) thoroughly; absolutely ⇒ she turned him down cold
Derived Forms
ˈcoldish adjective
ˈcoldly adverb
ˈcoldness noun
Word Origin
Old English ceald; related to Old Norse kaldr, Gothic kalds, Old High German kalt; see cool