Definition of 'cold-blooded'
Example sentences containing 'cold-blooded'
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The judge said it had been a terrifying cold-blooded attack. The Sun (2008)Their son was killed in murky circumstances amounting to cold-blooded murder. The Sun (2012)But absurdly he denied it was cold-blooded mass murder. The Sun (2012)The worst is simply cold-blooded murder. The Sun (2014)They were only too conscious of what their participation was going to involve - namely cold-blooded murder. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They committed an adult crime, cold-blooded murder. The Sun (2010)Their deaths were cold-blooded murder. Times, Sunday Times (2015)THEY are the devoted couples who would do anything for each other - including cold-blooded murder. The Sun (2014)
Trends of 'cold-blooded'
Used Rarely. cold-blooded is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'cold-blooded'
British English: cold-blooded ADJECTIVE
Someone who is cold-blooded does not show any pity or emotion.
...a cold-blooded stare.
Definition of cold-blooded from the Collins English Dictionary
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