- cold sweat ► NOUN ▪ a state of sweating induced by nervousness or illness.
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Cold sweat — is a type of perspiration also referred to as diaphoresis. It may also refer to: In music: Cold Sweat (James Brown song) Cold Sweat (Thin Lizzy song) In film: Cold Sweat (1970 film), a film starring Charles Bronson Cold Sweat (1993 film), a… … Wikipedia
cold sweat — cold sweats N COUNT: usu sing, usu in/into N If you are in a cold sweat, you are sweating and feel cold, usually because you are very afraid or nervous. He awoke from his sleep in a cold sweat … English dictionary
cold sweat — noun singular a nervous or worried feeling that causes you to SWEAT although you feel cold … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
cold sweat — If something brings you out in a cold sweat, it frightens you a lot … The small dictionary of idiomes
cold sweat — n perspiration accompanied by feelings of chill or cold and usu. induced or accompanied by dread, fear, or shock … Medical dictionary
cold sweat — n. perspiration accompanied by a cold, clammy feeling … English World dictionary
Cold Sweat — For other uses, see Cold sweat (disambiguation). Cold Sweat The Cold Sweat album Single by James Brown from the album Cold Sweat … Wikipedia
cold sweat — noun the physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill; associated with fear (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑physical condition, ↑physiological state, ↑physiological condition • Part Holonyms: ↑fear, ↑fearfulness, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
cold sweat — noun (singular) a reaction by your body when you are nervous or afraid, in which you sweat 1 (1) but still feel cold: The thought of the trial made him break out in a cold sweat … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
cold sweat — If something brings you out in a cold sweat, it frightens you a lot. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions