from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Extremely cold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. As cold as ice; very cold.
  • adj. Without emotion; distant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. as cold as ice; extremely cold.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Cold as ice; extremely cold.
  • In pathology, experiencing a morbid sensation of cold, compared by the patient to that which would be produced by the application of ice.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. as cold as ice


Old English īsceald, corresponding to ice +‎ cold. (Wiktionary)



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