Definition of cold-shoulder verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cold-shoulder

 verb
verb
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; NAmE
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cold-shoulder
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; NAmE
 
he / she / it cold-shoulders
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; NAmE
 
past simple cold-shouldered
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; NAmE
 
past participle cold-shouldered
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; NAmE
 
-ing form cold-shouldering
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; NAmE
 
 
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cold-shoulder somebody to treat somebody in an unfriendly way see also give somebody the cold shoulder
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