cold treatment


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cold treatment

A display or appearance of disinterest; a snub. This phrase usually refers to the act of ignoring someone. She thinks you started that rumor about her—that's why you've been getting such cold treatment from her all day. I've been getting the cold treatment from the boss ever since I screwed up that deal.
See also: cold, treatment
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