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    what is the meaning of a cold fish as stated in the following sentence:
    he is rather a cold fish.

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    He's a person who doesn't show his emotions and is rather distant from people.

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    Usually used to refer to a frigid woman.

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    Intersting, MW; in British English, it tends to be used for socially inept males.

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    Socially inept males and sexually inept females. Is the whole world Chinese?

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    We can turn them out in the UK.

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    Default Re: a cold fish

    Quote Originally Posted by MW
    Socially inept males and sexually inept females. Is the whole world Chinese?
    .. not yet

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    A "cold fish" means someone who does not show much emotion or feeling.

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    a person who is quit cool or proud in his/her attitude and usually seldom talk

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