Definitions for frigidˈfrɪdʒ ɪd

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word frigid

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cold, frigid(adj)

    sexually unresponsive

    "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid woman"

  2. arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar(adj)

    extremely cold

    "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather"

  3. frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry(adj)

    devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain

    "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile"

Wiktionary

  1. frigid(Adjective)

    Very cold; lacking warmth; icy.

  2. frigid(Adjective)

    Chilly in manner; lacking affection or zeal; impassive.

  3. frigid(Adjective)

    Sexually unresponsive, especially of a woman.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Frigid(adj)

    cold; wanting heat or warmth; of low temperature; as, a frigid climate

  2. Frigid(adj)

    wanting warmth, fervor, ardor, fire, vivacity, etc.; unfeeling; forbidding in manner; dull and unanimated; stiff and formal; as, a frigid constitution; a frigid style; a frigid look or manner; frigid obedience or service

  3. Frigid(adj)

    wanting natural heat or vigor sufficient to excite the generative power; impotent

  4. Origin: [L. frigidus, fr. frigere to be cold; prob. akin to Gr. to shudder, or perh. to cold. Cf. Frill.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julie Burchill:

    Show me a frigid women and, nine times out of ten, I'll show you a little man.

  2. Yvonne Owens:

    McCall is all about the nostalgia of the place, we have walked down those streets so many times. We have swum in that frigid water until we were pruney. We have hiked through those woods and picked huckleberries until our fingers were blue and our legs were sore. The people are wonderful and we enjoy shopping in the same stores and eating in the same restaurants every time we are there.

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Translations for frigid

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • фригиден, безчувствен, студен, мразовитBulgarian
  • frigidní, ledovýCzech
  • kaltGerman
  • frígido, fríoSpanish
  • hyinen, jääkylmä, jäätävä, frigidi, kylmäFinnish
  • frigideFrench
  • gelidoItalian
  • ფრიგიდული, გულგრილიGeorgian
  • frīgidusLatin
  • hōkiwaiMāori
  • очень холодный, фригидный, фригиднаяRussian

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