Adjective: cool (cooler,coolest) kool
Verb: cool kool
- Neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat
"a cool autumn day"; "a cool room"; "cool summer dresses"; "cool drinks"; "a cool breeze"
- Marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional
"play it cool"; "keep cool";
- coolheaded, nerveless
- (colour) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets
"cool greens and blues and violets"
- Psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly, unresponsive or showing dislike
"relations were cool and polite"; "a cool reception"; "cool to the idea of higher taxes"
- (used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification
"a cool million bucks"
- Fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept
"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"
Noun: cool kool
- Make cool or cooler
"cool the food"; "cool down the food";
- chill, cool down
- Lose heat
"The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm";
- chill, cool down
- Lose intensity
"His enthusiasm cooled considerably";
- cool off, cool down
- The quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
"the cool of early morning"
- Great coolness and composure under strain
"keep your cool";
- aplomb, assuredness, poise, sang-froid, sangfroid
Derived forms: coolest, cooled, cools, cooling, cooler
See also: air-conditioned, air-cooled, caller, cold, composed, emotionalism, emotionality, fashionable, happening, precooled, stylish, temperature, unagitated, unemotional, unfriendly, unqualified, unresponsive, water-cooled
Type of: alter, calm, calmness, change, change state, cold, coldness, collectedness, composure, equanimity, frigidity, frigidness, low temperature, modify, turn, unflappability
Antonym: heat, warm
Encyclopedia: Cool, TX