cold war means: An atmosphere of tension between countries that is not accompanied by full-scale war. This includes the situation between the United States of America and Soviet Union after World War II. (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does cold war mean?

  • An atmosphere of tension and rivalry between individuals, groups or factions that does not lead to open violence. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Refusing to acknowledge someone because they are pissy; not acknowledging another person; and being silent as a way of not expressing anger. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Gavin Dawson)
  • 1. A period of cultural and low-key brinkmanship, mainly between the United States, and more often the Soviet Union. This officially ended in 1991, but had been ongoing since 1946, 1917 or 1917 depending on whom you ask. It was not uncommon for it to get very hot in countries like Vietnam, Berlin and Korea. The fight between democracy, communism. However, nobody talks about the brinkmanship that China is engaging in with them these days. 2. A prolonged, stalemate between people. 3. Medical attacks continue on the large number of rhinoviruses that are responsible for acute nasopharyngitis. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Dario Molina)
  • A dispute with a friend for a while and then not speaking to them for more than six months. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Eulalia Crespo)
  • If more than one person in an apartment block tries to take hot showers simultaneously, it quickly drains the hot water. To stay warm, they turn the hot water on slowly. Both parties race to get out of the shower as quickly as they can. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Susana Núñez)
  • The sound of food being cooked in the microwave is not unlike that made during World War II, but it comes out cold. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Addisyn Carson)
  • This is a game Nick aka yoshi aka yar yar invented in George Town. The game is played on a regular beerpong table. You can make it wider or smaller if necessary. Each side has three pyramids racks and triangles. The sizes of the racks vary from three cups up to 10 cups. Every rack is unique and only one person can drink from every trianglerack. You can use at most one ping-pong ball per person. If you have 3 racks, you will need 6 balls. The 2 sides of the ping-pong ball are the Soviets Com Block and the Allies NATO. Every person begins with one ball. Russians are allowed to fire their first shot. The Soviets can fire the first shot once the ball has left the hands of the Soviet players. Nato can respond. Beer pongBeirut is not like beer pongBeirut. You can’t do much if a ball hits one of your cups. You must drink if another ball falls in your cup. You can only throw a ball once you’ve got it. You can throw bounces away, but that does not make you an advantage. Only collect the balls on your side of the tableroom. The Iron Curtainyet is the dividing line that you can’t cross. After your cups have been drunk, you are allowed to cross the Iron Curtainyet to become a spy. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Wesley Bright)