chilled to the bone


chilled to the bone
feeling very cold in every part of your body
Thesaurus: feeling very coldsynonym
Main entry: bone

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • be chilled to the bone — be chilled to the bone/marrow to be very cold. After an hour standing at the bus stop I was chilled to the bone …   New idioms dictionary

  • frozen to the bone — chilled/frozen/to the bone phrase feeling very cold in every part of your body Thesaurus: feeling very coldsynonym Main entry: bone …   Useful english dictionary

  • chill to the bone — chill (someone) to the bone/marrow to make someone feel very frightened. The sound of scraping at the window chilled me to the bone …   New idioms dictionary

  • to the bone — 1. To the inmost part 2. To the minimum • • • Main Entry: ↑bone * * * 1) (of a wound) so deep as to expose a person s bone his thigh had been axed open to the bone | figurative his contempt cut her to the bone ■ (esp. of cold) affecting a p …   Useful english dictionary

  • be chilled to the marrow — be chilled to the bone/marrow to be very cold. After an hour standing at the bus stop I was chilled to the bone …   New idioms dictionary

  • to the bone — as completely as possible. Over the past 10 years, music programs in the public schools have been cut to the bone. When the wind whips around the house, even with the heat turned up I get chilled to the bone. Etymology: based on the idea of… …   New idioms dictionary

  • chill someone to the bone — chill (someone) to the bone/marrow to make someone feel very frightened. The sound of scraping at the window chilled me to the bone …   New idioms dictionary

  • (to) the bone — to the ˈbone idiom affecting you very strongly • His threats chilled her to the bone. Main entry: ↑boneidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bone — [[t]bo͟ʊn[/t]] ♦♦♦ bones, boning, boned 1) N VAR Your bones are the hard parts inside your body which together form your skeleton. Many passengers suffered broken bones... Stephen fractured a thigh bone... The body is made up primarily of bone,… …   English dictionary

  • chilled — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel ▪ I suddenly felt chilled and had to go indoors. ▪ serve sth ▪ The wine is best served chilled. PHRASES …   Collocations dictionary