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stone-cold

adj
completely cold
adv
(intensifier): stone-cold sober.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stone-cold - completely cold; "by the time he got back to his coffee it was stone-cold"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
Translations

stone-cold

[ˌstəʊnˈkəʊld] ADJcomo un témpano
to be stone-cold soberestar completamente sobrio

stone-cold

[ˈstəʊnˈkəʊld]
1. adjghiacciato/a
2. adv stone-cold soberperfettamente sobrio/a

stone

(stəun) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) the material of which rocks are composed. limestone; sandstone; a stone house; stone walls; In early times, men made tools out of stone.
2. a piece of this, of any shape or size. He threw a stone at the dog.
3. a piece of this shaped for a special purpose. a tombstone; paving-stones; a grindstone.
4. a gem or jewel. She lost the stone out of her ring; diamonds, rubies and other stones.
5. the hard shell containing the nut or seed in some fruits eg peaches and cherries. a cherry-stone.
6. a measure of weight still used in Britain, equal to 6.35 kilogrammes. She weighs 9.5 stone.
7. a piece of hard material that forms in the kidney, bladder etc and causes pain.
verb
1. to throw stones at, especially as a ritual punishment. Saint Stephen was stoned to death.
2. to remove the stones from (fruit). She washed and stoned the cherries.
ˈstony adjective
1. full of, or covered with, stones. stony soil; a stony path/beach; It's very stony around here.
2. (of a person's expression etc) like stone in coldness, hardness etc. He gave me a stony stare.
ˈstonily adverb
ˈstoniness noun
ˌstone-ˈcold, ˌstone-ˈdead, ˌstone-ˈdeaf adjective
completely cold, dead, or deaf. He's almost stone-deaf; Your soup is stone-cold. He was stone-dead.
ˈstoneware noun, adjective
(of) a hard type of pottery made of clay containing pieces of stone. a stoneware jug.
ˈstonework noun
construction done in stone, especially the stone parts of a building.
leave no stone unturned
to try every possible means. The police left no stone unturned to (try to) find the child.
a stone's throw
a very short distance. They live only a stone's throw away from here.
References in classic literature ?
And, suddenly, a hand was laid on mine...or rather a stone-cold, bony thing that seized my wrist and did not let go.
"Jane!" recommenced he, with a gentleness that broke me down with grief, and turned me stone-cold with ominous terror--for this still voice was the pant of a lion rising--"Jane, do you mean to go one way in the world, and to let me go another?"
Summary: Fans have been rallying for the two to collaborate and a 'stone-cold jam' is on its way
But definitely not when I'm stone-cold sober at half-past seven sitting in Parliament" Labour MP Stephen Kinnock "I'm 60 in three years' time.
Football's Mr MarmiteKlopp, right, needs to turn his Reds nearly men into stone-cold winners DREAM pAGE 6 The Somerset raider was a quality hurdler who went on to finish second behind none other than Thistlecrack in a Newbury Grade 2 on his fencing debut in November 2016.
SALFORD 'Mr Big' Paul Massey was the victim of a 'stone-cold murder' when he was shot dead outside his home as part of a gangland feud, a trial heard.
There's still the amazing beats, outlandish outfits (think A LOT of sequins) and hugs aplenty - just all the revellers are stone-cold sober and fitting in their cardio before work, between 6am and 9am.