Noun: cooler koo-lu(r)
Adjective: cool (cooler,coolest) kool
- A refrigerator for cooling liquids
- ice chest
- An iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice
- A cell for violent prisoners
- An insulated box used for keeping food and drink cold
- coolbox [Brit], cool bag [Brit], icebox, Esky [Austral], chilly bin [NZ]
- 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"
Derived forms: coolers
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: beverage, box, cell, drink, drinkable, fridge, icebox [US], jail cell, potable, prison cell, refrigerator
Encyclopedia: Cooler Cool, TX