stone cold


Also found in: Wikipedia.

stone cold

Completely bereft of emotion or concern. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. The criminal was stone cold as she sat in the courtroom stone and heard the verdict being handed down. I just can't understand how such a sweet boy could turn into a stone-cold killer like that.
See also: cold, stone

stone cold

Unfeeling, insensible, as in That sad story left her stone cold. This analogy was already used by Shakespeare in Henry V (2:3): "Cold as any stone."
See also: cold, stone
References in classic literature ?
And there, laid out on the marble floor of the court, dead and stone cold, were her three children.
The fire had been lighted; but it had long ago burned out, and the ashes were stone cold. The bed had been made, but it had not been slept in.
STONE cold loser Nigel Farage pulled a bizarre publicity stunt outside Downing Street yesterday - hours after failing to get a Brexit MP to the Commons in a by-election.
Is this the greatest advert yet for drinking alcohol until your heart's content, safe in the knowledge some teetotallers are probably dishing out more abuse than you because they're stone cold miserable?
Who could forget the opening to WrestleMania 30 at the Superdome in New Orleans, when Hulk Hogan, The Rock and 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin all hit the ring?
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday escalated his feud with the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, calling him "a stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!"
From past icons Bret Hart, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and The Rock to current stars Daniel Bryan and Becky Lynch, I am forever captivated by the men and women who put their bodies through the ringer for the entertainment of millions across the world.
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin has named two wrestling stars he would love to work with if he ever returned to WWE, which is very unlikely to happen in the near future.
Critique: A compelling and entertaining read from first page to last, "Stone Cold Sober" showcases author Rebecca Marks genuine flair for originality and total mastery of the mystery genre.
Stone Cold Steve Austin the biggest star of WWE History might disappoint fans by ditching WrestleMania 34 for WrestleCon.
The WWE icon, famed for his "Stone Cold Stunner" move, squared up with another Tyson - "Iron" Mike - during his 90s heyday.
JOHN Torode has revealed why he and fellow judge Gregg Wallace pull faces when they taste contestants' food - it is usually stone cold.
Have Faith in our Paloma AFTER bursting onto the music scene five years ago with her debut album 'Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful?' with hits including 'Stone Cold Sober' and 'New York', this British singer-songwriter is making a welcome return to the Echo Arena on Tuesday, March 24.
"Reading parts of Stone Cold is somewhat like going on a scenic vacation that takes a bad turn--in a good way....
Among its programmes are Storage Hunters, which can presently be viewed in the UK on Dave and Dave Ja Vu, and Redneck Island, the reality-TV-competition show that Stone Cold Steve Austin presents.