freezing cold

freezing cold

mod. very cold. It’s freezing cold out there.
See also: cold, freeze
References in classic literature ?
The sun now set: a freezing cold, though of short duration pervaded the whole creation; it was like a horrid gust coming from a burial-vault on a warm summer's day--but all around the mountains retained that wonderful green tone which we see in some old pictures, and which, should we not have seen a similar play of color in the South, we declare at once to be unnatural.
They feared their half-famished horses would soon share his fate, for there seemed scarce blood enough left in their veins to withstand the freezing cold.
John's Wood; put green blinds outside all the private houses, with a red curtain and a white one in every window; plough up all the roads; plant a great deal of coarse turf in every place where it ought NOT to be; erect three handsome buildings in stone and marble, anywhere, but the more entirely out of everybody's way the better; call one the Post Office; one the Patent Office, and one the Treasury; make it scorching hot in the morning, and freezing cold in the afternoon, with an occasional tornado of wind and dust; leave a brick-field without the bricks, in all central places where a street may naturally be expected: and that's Washington.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- Freezing cold weather continues to hit Ankara with below-zero temperatures.
Surely the shriek of someone being hit by some freezing cold water isn't as welcome as the sound of cash hitting the coffers of well-deserving charities?
We had to climb over 12ft walls, swim across freezing cold rivers and go through underwater tunnels, all while fighting through the mud, rain and even blasts of fire.
Ludvik Dolezal sleeps every night in a pile of hot ash, burning his few possessions to save him from the freezing cold.
She was said to be freezing cold and scared, but did not require hospital treatment.
I had the pleasure of sharing stories and looking at rare ELO memorabilia as I waited in the freezing cold for two hours to shake Jeff 's hand.
Already hit by 18-hour long power outages, the freezing cold aggravated the miseries of the people manifold.
We express our strongest support to the many thousands of Ukrainians who are gathering at Euromaidan Square in the freezing cold in Kiev and in other cities across Ukraine.
For me, Black Friday will always be known as Furby Day, because many years ago I went out before Black Friday dawn in the freezing cold, searching for a Furby for my daughter.
THE recent snow and icy weather prompted readers to send in their pictures taken in the freezing cold.
Summary: A weekend of freezing cold weather and snow is continuing to cause disruption in the UK.
THE freezing cold winds blasting Britain will die out this week but could return, forecasters said yesterday.