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icy cold

This page is about the collocation icy cold

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective

Meaning

extremely cold

For example

  • The water in this river's always icy cold.

  • My hands were icy cold. I could barely move my fingers.

Note:
A similar collocation is "freezing cold"

Quick Quiz

The beer was icy cold. It was

a. shivering

b. frozen solid

c. as cold as ice

Contributor: Matt Errey