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cold fish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcold fishcold fishUNFRIENDLYan unfriendly person who seems to have no strong feelings fish
Examples from the Corpus
cold fishLord Halifax was a cold fish, a man of steely rectitude, a religious man.They think we are cold fish and sloppy in our appearance.Fancy standing back to the North Sea for ten hours or more handling cold fish!I know people thought I was a real cold fish, but what could I do?
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