Today’s English word of the day is the slang idiom: OUT COLD. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘out cold’, hear the pronunciation, and read an example dialogue. With each word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.

 

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out cold: (informal) unconscious or in a deep sleep where you cannot feel or react to anything going on around you

 

American English Pronunciation: /aʊt koʊld/

 

 

🤔: Where’s Jerry? His lunch is going to get cold if he doesn’t get his butt down here soon.

 

🙂: I tried to wake him, but he’s out cold. Let’s eat without him. His body needs a rest after shoveling snow off the roof all night.

 

 

Want more practice using the idiom ‘out cold’? Here are some articles from a Google News search featuring today’s word of the day! Do you notice how this idiom is used to talk about fighters who have been knocked out by their opponents?

 

And just for fun… Here is an adorable bulldog puppy named Chloe. She is definitely out cold! 😆

 

 

 

Definition source: The Free Dictionary.

Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:

MONDAY: noun
TUESDAY: verb
WEDNESDAY: adjective
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary

 

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