cold sober(redirected from cold-sober)
Completely sober; not intoxicated to any degree by drugs or alcohol. I'm cold sober, so I'll drive us home. No, I'm not high—I've been cold sober from the day I started working here!
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mod. sober; completely sober. (see also sold cober.) He had a fine head on and wanted more than anything to be cold sober and alert.
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