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Noun: cooler  koo-lu(r)
  1. A refrigerator for cooling liquids
    - ice chest
     
  2. An iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice
     
  3. [informal] A cell for violent prisoners
    - tank [N. Amer, informal]
     
  4. An insulated box used for keeping food and drink cold
    - coolbox [Brit], cool bag [Brit], icebox, Esky [Austral], chilly bin [NZ]
Adjective: cool (cooler,coolest)  kool
  1. Neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat
    "a cool autumn day"; "a cool room"; "cool summer dresses"; "cool drinks"; "a cool breeze"
     
  2. Inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets when referring to colour
    "cool greens and blues and violets"; "the cool sound of rushing water"
     
  3. Psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly, unresponsive or showing dislike
    "relations were cool and polite"; "a cool reception"; "cool to the idea of higher taxes"
     
  4. Marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional
    "play it cool"; "keep cool";
    - coolheaded, nerveless
     
  5. [informal] Being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
    - all right, fine, o.k., OK, okay, hunky-dory [informal], alright, jake [N. Amer, Austral, NZ, informal]
     
  6. [informal] Used of a quantity or amount (especially of money) for emphasis
    "a cool million bucks"
     
  7. [informal] 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, hip [informal], precooled, satisfactory, stylish, temperature, unagitated, unemotional, unfriendly, unqualified, unresponsive, water-cooled

Type of: beverage, box, cell, drink, drinkable, fridge [informal], icebox [US], jail cell, peter [Austral, NZ, informal], potable, prison cell, refrigerator

Antonym: warm

Encyclopedia: Cooler

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