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EtymologyEdit

ice +‎ calm

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AdjectiveEdit

ice-calm (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Extremely calm

NounEdit

ice-calm (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic) Extreme calm, utter calmness
    • 2012 June 28, Jamie Jackson, “Wimbledon 2012: Lukas Rosol shocked by miracle win over Rafael Nadal”, in the Guardian[1]:
      There was no distracting Rosol's ice-calm as he killed the fifth set and match. Ace, cross-court forehand winner, ace, forehand winner – a blistering eighth game took him to 5-3 and informed Nadal precisely how nerveless the Czech was.