Definition of


  1. (noun, attribute) great coolness and composure under strain

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Sang-froid

aplomb, assuredness, cool, poise

Alternate forms of Sang-froid

Hypernyms: calm, calmness, composure, equanimity

Origin of the word Sang-froid

  1. "presence of mind, composure," 1712, from Fr. sang froid, lit. "cool blood," from sang "blood" (from L. sanguis) + froid "cold," from L. frigidus). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Sang-froid

sam shepard, snakebird, snow-covered, songbird

via soundex() Hash Matches

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment


a political system governed by old men