take a cold shower

take a cold shower

To dampen or suppress sexual urges or feelings by distracting oneself with some kind of activity. Typically used as an imperative. You're losing your mind over this girl. Go take a cold shower before you do something stupid. That movie was steamy! I think I need to go home and take a cold shower.
See also: cold, shower, take
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Ben Jardine has become the first Celebrity Big Brother star to strip naked on camera as president of the houseKirstie Alleyforced him to take a cold shower.
"Could you please go take a cold shower," she says while sitting next to him.