Definitions for cool

Definitions for (noun) cool

Main entry: cool, poise, sang-froid, aplomb, assuredness

Definition: great coolness and composure under strain

Usage: keep your cool

Main entry: cool

Definition: the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature

Usage: the cool of early morning

Definitions for (verb) cool

Main entry: chill, cool, cool down

Definition: loose heat

Usage: The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm

Main entry: cool, cool down, cool off

Definition: lose intensity

Usage: His enthusiasm cooled considerably

Main entry: cool, cool down, chill

Definition: make cool or cooler

Usage: Chill the food

Definitions for (adj) cool

Main entry: nerveless, cool, coolheaded

Definition: marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional

Usage: play it cool; keep cool; stayed coolheaded in the crisis; the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament

Main entry: cool

Definition: fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept

Usage: he's a cool dude; that's cool; Mary's dress is really cool; it's not cool to arrive at a party too early

Main entry: cool

Definition: (used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification

Usage: a cool million bucks

Main entry: cool

Definition: neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat

Usage: a cool autumn day; a cool room; cool summer dresses; cool drinks; a cool breeze

Main entry: cool

Definition: psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike

Usage: relations were cool and polite; a cool reception; cool to the idea of higher taxes

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Definition: (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets

Usage: cool greens and blues and violets

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