origin: making a play, an attempt to 'pick up' a mate in a social atmosphere. cold, not warmed up, not ready to perform. coldplay, a play for an unsuspecting victim
v. coldplayed, coldplaying, coldplays
1. The act of a group of male homosexuals gang-raping a heterosexual victim of the same sex then drawing straws for felching rights
Coldplay gets a lot of crap from people who dislike them. It's either you love Coldplay or you hate Coldplay. However, Coldplay writes very philosophical lyrics and people complain and say that they want to be the next U2, but they sound nothing like U2, but they sound like Radiohead, but both bands are still stellar.
Chris Martin is currently the poster child for the Make Trade Fair charities and for OXFAM.
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2) get/be coldplayed: to be the object or victim of someone else's ripoff scheme.
"Yeah? It'd be a lot more epic if they hadn't coldplayed the entire melody line and chord progression straight from Joe Satriani's 'If I Could Fly'. "
2) "Damn, I love that remake of Kraftwerk's 'Computer Love' don't you?"
"Well, sadly it's actually not Kraftwerk, they just got coldplayed."