adjective. 1 Of or at a low or relatively low temperature, especially when compared with the human body. ‘a freezing cold day’. More example sentences. 1.1. (of a person) feeling uncomfortably cold. ‘she was cold, and I put some more wood on the fire’. More example sentences. ‘When we are cold and uncomfortable, we tend to lose focus .... a cold spell - a period of cold weather. Bleak - cold and grey, depressing weather without colour or brightness. Snowy (adj) - when it is snowing. Sleet (noun) - a combination of snow and rain. Frost (noun) - small, sparkling ice crystals that form a thin layer on objects when the temperature is freezing. See also It's a Scorcher!. "/>Cold wind synonyms