Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • This 12-part follow-up to Victorian Farm picks up with historians Alex, Peter and Ruth as they arrive to set up home at misty and cold-looking Morwhellam Quay in Devon – and hey, it's only September!

    Tonight's TV highlights

  • A lot of us on the train were commenting to one another how glad we were not to be driving--especially when, as we rode through towns or along roads briefly, we saw the ruts in the snow, the signs of skidding, a truck in a ditch with a cold-looking man besides it stamping his feet, etc.

    Home Again from ConDFW

  • He entered his apartment, took off his clothes in the living room, and looked up into the dark sky where the boy had seen the angel or whatever it was, but there was nothing to see except the moon which stood out large and cold-looking.

    A War Story - 3

  • To the south, the ridges and mesas that flanged the Rio Grande were purple and gray and blue and cold-looking against the night sky.

    Rain Gods

  • Unlike those Morgis had seen, it was dull and cold-looking.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • All right, Allan Chernoff, in a very, very cold-looking Michigan this morning.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2009

  • A slow, quiet, cold-looking woman, as those fair-haired gals generally are, it seemed difficult to rouse her either into likes or dislikes; to the former, at least.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • Maybe eggs would add color to that cold-looking room.

    Barbara Bush

  • There are girls so cold-looking — pretty girls, too, ladylike, discreet, and armed with all accomplishments — whom to attack seems to require the same sort of courage, and the same sort of preparation, as a journey in quest of the north-west passage, he thinks of a pedestal near the Athenaeum as the most appropriate and most honourable reward of such courage.

    Phineas Finn

  • The moon turned pale and melted away into the dull grey sky, the cloud turned yellow all over, the stars grew dim, but the east was still cold-looking and the same colour as the rest of the sky, so that one could hardly believe the sun was hidden in it.

    The Witch, and other stories

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.