brain freeze

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brain freeze

n. Informal
A headache resulting from the rapid consumption of cold food or beverages.
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Kohli seemed to have suffered brain-freeze, and he must look to space out not just the gaps between his batting mistakes but the frequency of his mind-fade.
It didn't help that, in my imagination, Danielle Steel and JK Rowling deal with episodes of brain-freeze by checking into the Dorchester with their chums for a mini-break and treating themselves to stress-busting days at the spa and the Toblerones out of the mini bar.
Jordi Amat struggled again out of position and had a brain-freeze for the goal.
7 JAMIE ROBERTS Put his yellow card brain-freeze from last week behind him with a really powerful performance.
I remember eating my ice cream in a happy brain-freeze way.