What does cold feet mean?


Idiom Meaning:

being nervous before an important event


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Cheers “The Days of Wine and Neuroses” (1991)

Sam Malone: Is this about getting married tomorrow? Are you getting cold feet?

Rebecca Howe: Certainly not. I am perfectly prepared to marry Robin and spend the rest of my life with him. I’m just not particularly looking forward to it.


Guess Who (2005)

Time of Scene: ~01:00:20

Theresa: Are you getting cold feet, Simon?

Simon Green: No. No, I’m not getting cold feet. I can’t wait to marry you and make babies with you. Give me a daughter who looks just like you.


Serendipity (2001)

Time of Scene: ~00:29:40

Jonathan: Maybe I am just getting cold feet.

Dean: I’m telling you right now British women do not age well. Eight years ago she was a luscious treat, you know, she probably looked like, you know, Baby Spice, now she could look like…

Jonathan: Old Spice.



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