Definition of Stone-cold

1. Adjective. Completely cold. "By the time he got back to his coffee it was stone-cold"

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Definition of Stone-cold

1. Adjective. Without emotion. ¹

2. Adjective. Completely cold ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stone-cold

stompily
stomping
stomping ground
stomping grounds
stompingly
stomps
stompy
stonable
stond
stonds
stone
stone's throw
stone-age
stone-blind
stone-broke
stone-cold (current term)
stone-curlew
stone-dead
stone-deaf
stone-face
stone-faced
stone-fruit
stone-gray
stone-mulching
stone-root
stone-sober
stone-wash
stone bramble
stone brambles

Literary usage of Stone-cold

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1. Venetian Life by William Dean Howells (1907)
"THE WINTER IN VENICE THE INCLEMENCY OF A MILD CLIMATE — STOVES INTRODUCED BY THE GERMANS AT VENICE — STONE FLOORS AND stone-cold ROOMS — THE NATIONAL ..."

2. Transactions of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers by Canadian Society of Civil Engineers (1893)
"One was made with cold stone, cold water and cold sand ; another with warm sand, warm stone and warm water ; and another with cold stone, cold sand and cold ..."

3. The North Lonsdale Magazine and Lake District Miscellany by James P. Morris (1867)
"Stone cold ! Sware I not that time should never From my heart her image sever ! ... Stone cold 1 Whilst defying, Faith is fleeting, Doubt within me wildly ..."

4. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"It's — it's stone-cold." " That's awfully kind of you. It's just right. It's awfully good of you, really. I'll leave my kids and goats with you and Mrs. Jim ..."

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