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1. cold-shoulder

verb. pay no attention to, disrespect.

Synonyms

  • discount
  • brush off
  • dismiss
  • brush aside
  • disregard
  • slight
  • ignore

Antonyms

  • oblige
  • pull
  • increase
  • mark up

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Words that Rhyme with Cold Shoulder

  • beholder
  • smolder
  • polder
  • nolder
  • moulder
  • molder
  • holder
  • golder
  • folder
  • dolder
  • colder
  • boulder
  • bolder
  • older

2. shoulder

noun. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm.

Synonyms

  • teres
  • axillary cavity
  • body part
  • axilla
  • teres muscle
  • body
  • axillary fossa
  • torso
  • armpit

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • bore
  • fall

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. shoulder

verb. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] lift onto one's shoulders.

Synonyms

  • elevate
  • bring up
  • get up
  • lift

Antonyms

  • sit down
  • lie down
  • go to bed
  • turn in

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. shoulder

verb. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] push with the shoulders.

Antonyms

  • start

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. shoulder

noun. ['ˈʃoʊldɝ'] the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder.

Synonyms

  • garment

Antonyms

  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • sholder (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration.

Synonyms

  • arctic
  • refrigerant
  • shivery
  • frigid
  • snappy
  • ice-cold
  • glacial
  • icy
  • frigorific
  • rimy
  • heatless
  • raw
  • chilly
  • nippy
  • unwarmed
  • rimed
  • cool
  • gelid
  • parky
  • refrigerating
  • cutting
  • polar
  • nipping
  • unheated
  • temperature
  • frozen
  • frosty
  • crisp
  • acold
  • bleak
  • stone-cold
  • frore
  • refrigerated

Antonyms

  • unfrozen
  • hot
  • unglazed
  • clothed

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion.

Synonyms

  • frosty
  • passionless
  • emotionalism
  • frigid
  • cool
  • emotionless
  • emotionality
  • glacial
  • icy
  • wintry

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • warm
  • hot
  • cooked

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. cold

noun. ['ˈkoʊld'] a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs).

Synonyms

  • respiratory illness
  • respiratory disorder
  • communicable disease
  • head cold
  • respiratory disease
  • common cold

Antonyms

  • concentration
  • equatorial
  • same
  • noncrucial

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. cold

noun. ['ˈkoʊld'] the absence of heat.

Synonyms

  • temperature
  • chill
  • gelidity
  • chilliness
  • frigidness
  • low temperature
  • cool
  • pressor
  • iciness
  • nip
  • frostiness
  • coldness
  • vasoconstrictive
  • coolness
  • vasoconstrictor

Antonyms

  • heat
  • discomposure
  • agitated
  • discomposed

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] having lost freshness through passage of time.

Antonyms

  • spiritless

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word cold-shoulder


1. Noun Phrase
Though this is more common during childhood and adolescence, even adults may find themselves given the cold shoulder by a former circle of friends.

2. Noun Phrase
If you're dog is giving your cute new crush the cold shoulder or is constantly nuzzling between you two, just take it as a testament to how awesome you are.

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