cool reception


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cool reception

An unenthusiastic, disdainful, or unfriendly welcome. My wife met me with a rather cool reception when I came home at 3 AM.
See also: cool, reception
References in classic literature ?
But by the light of this summer day, Jarndyce, if you call upon the owner while you stay with me, you are likely to have but a cool reception. He carries himself like an eight-day clock at all times, like one of a race of eight-day clocks in gorgeous cases that never go and never went--Ha ha ha!--but he will have some extra stiffness, I can promise you, for the friends of his friend and neighbour Boythorn!"
." ?Martin got a "cool reception" from England XI manager Sam Allardyce, who threw a bucket of ice over him during a training session
US Representative for Michigan's 13, Rashida Tlaib introduced her resolution despite receiving a cool reception from fellow Democrats, reported The Hill.
Trump, who campaigned on addressing the nation's aging infrastructure, unveiled a long-awaited plan a year ago that received a cool reception from members of both parties, who said the president had not presented a viable way to pay for it.
Addressing a youth function in connection with the Defense Day, he said that a cool reception and low protocol to the visiting US officials won't help the situation and it was time to evolve a strong and independent foreign policy on the basis of national dignity, self reliance and straight-forwardness which would secure the future of the homeland.
Bongo's second mandate has received a cool reception from the African Union and the United Nations, while the European Union voiced regret that the count had not been transparent.
A Rural Is Cool reception will provide time for networking and a chance to visit with solution providers.
With the cool reception in Saudi Arabia, the message is that Obama's words have proven useless and the ties can only be put on the path to recovery through deeds, not words.
EMMERDALE (ITV) ZAK returns to a cool reception from his family but, after learning about Aaron's abuse.
ZAK returns to a cool reception from his family, but after learning about Aaron's abuse, he's determined to still be there for them.
However, a top Hamas official gave the plan a cool reception, raising questions about its viability.
A very modern and slick building with a cool reception area and charming staff.
DARREN tips off Freddie that Trevor has tracked down Mercedes, so his brother grabs her and brings her back to the village, where she gets a very cool reception from the McQueens.
Varoufakis first raised the idea of swapping Greek debt for growth-linked or perpetual bonds when his leftist government came to power earlier this year, But Athens has since dropped the proposal after it got a cool reception from euro zone partners.