cold fish


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cold fish

n. Informal
An aloof or emotionally reserved person.

cold fish

n
an unemotional and unfriendly person

cold′ fish′


n.
Informal.
a person who is aloof and lacking in cordiality or sympathy.
[1940–45]
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Noun1.cold fish - an aloof unemotional person
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
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There are various breads and pizzas, which one is invited to share; cold fish dishes such as prawn tacos; scallop sashimi; bass creviche; salmon sashimi and tuna tartar.
There's calamari, hand prepared scampi and a gargantuan seafood platter featuring a selection of Colmans' hot and cold fish served with salads and chips.
There are too many cars on streets never designed to hold them and, as such, driving in to the city is as pleasurable as a cold fish supper on a Sunday morning.
There's calamari, hand-prepared scampi and a gargantuan seafood platter featuring a selection of Colmans' hot and cold fish served with salads and chips.
The renowned hot and cold fish appetisers served at the restaurant are inspired by Mediterranean cuisine.
Shapiro keeps the action as brisk as a sitcom but this cold fish of a play would likely have ended up on the cutting room floor if it was made for TV.
She said he was unromantic a cold fish of a guy, as he much preferred football drinking beer and eating a pie.
The cast manages to captivate the audience with Koheji excelling in the role of a cold fish who is hiding a secret and without giving the game away, let's just say that taking to the stage in October is particularly apt.
WHILE Insider was busy wondering where cold fish Lady Mary and her randy beau Lord Gillingham might be heading for their scrumptious meal on Church Street, it seems Holly Johnson has bigger Downton Abbey issues .
Chilodonelosis is a dangerous disease among warm and cold fish made by Chilodonella in fish ponds.
In one scene, Autolycus, a villain, talks about a ballad that includes the lyrics, "It was thought she was a woman, and was turned into a cold fish.
Instead of an evil, terrifying power-mad monster he seemed more of a sneering (and unusually elegant) cold fish, and his showcase Act One 'Gia, mi decon venal' and 'Te Deum' numbers went largely for nothing.