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freez·ing

freezing

 
pronunciation:
fri zIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: at or near the temperature at which water turns to ice.
The temperature dipped below freezing last night.
definition 2: extremely cold.
I'm not looking forward to the freezing weather of January.Let's go inside. My feet are freezing.Put on your warmest clothes. It's freezing out.
antonyms:
burning, scalding, scorching, sweltering
similar words:
arctic, bitter, frigid
derivation: freezingly (adv.)