cold turkey definition

  • noun:
    • Slang Immediate, total withdrawal from one thing upon which you've got become reliant, such an addictive drug.
    • Slang Blunt language or procedural strategy.
    • Slang A cold fish.
    • The sudden and total withdrawal of a dependent material, especially of a drug
    • The physiological results of these types of a withdrawal
    • full and abrupt withdrawal of all addicting medicines or other things where you have got become centered
    • a blunt appearance of views
    • Slang Immediate, complete detachment from some thing where one has become reliant, like an addictive medicine.
    • Slang Blunt language or procedural method.
    • Slang A cold seafood.
    • The sudden and full withdrawal of a dependent substance, specially of a drug
    • The physiological effects of such a detachment
    • full and abrupt withdrawal of all addictive medications or whatever else upon which you've got become centered
    • a blunt phrase of views
  • adverb:
    • maybe not slowly; all at one time. Refers particularly to stopping a practice by power of might instead of by a gradual reduction.
    • perhaps not slowly; at one time. Refers specifically to stopping a practice by power of will as opposed to by a gradual reduction.

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