Definitions of cool

  1. To become less hot; to become less ardent, angry, zealous, or affectionate.
  2. To make or become cool or cooler.
  3. To make slightly cold.
  4. To make cool: to allay or moderate, as heat, excitement, passion, etc.
  5. To become slightly cold.
  6. lose intensity; " His enthusiasm cooled considerably"
  7. To make cool or cold; to allay heat or passion.
  8. To make moderately cold; to lessen heat; to allay passion of any kind; to moderate; to become indifferent; to become less hot, angry, zealous, or affectionate.
  9. Coolness.
  10. A moderate temperature approaching cold.
  11. A moderate state of cold.
  12. A moderate state of cold; freedom from heat or warmth.
  13. Coolly.
  14. marked by calm self- control ( especially in trying circumstances); unemotional; " play it cool"; " keep cool"; " stayed coolheaded in the crisis"; " the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament"
  15. ( 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"
  16. ( informal; of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification; " a cool million bucks"
  17. neither warm or very cold; giving relief from heat; " a cool autumn day"; " a cool room"; " cool summer dresses"; " cool drinks"; " a cool breeze"
  18. psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike; " relations were cool and polite"; " a cool reception"; " cool to the idea of higher taxes"
  19. ( color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets; " cool greens and blues and violets"
  20. 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"
  21. used of a number or sum and meaning without exaggeration or qualification; " a cool million bucks"
  22. Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth; producing or promoting coolness.
  23. Not ardent, warm, fond, or passionate; not hasty; deliberate; exercising self- control; self- possessed; dispassionate; indifferent; as, a cool lover; a cool debater.
  24. Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.
  25. Manifesting coldness or dislike; chilling; apathetic; as, a cool manner.
  26. Applied facetiously, in a vague sense, to a sum of money, commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the amount.
  27. A moderate state of cold; coolness; -- said of the temperature of the air between hot and cold; as, the cool of the day; the cool of the morning or evening.
  28. To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as, ice cools water.
  29. To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.
  30. To become less hot; to lose heat.
  31. To lose the heat of excitement or passion; to become more moderate.
  32. Slightly cold; calm; deliberate; not admitting heat; as, a cool room; chilling; lacking in cordiality; impudent; not overstated; as, he made a cool thousand.
  33. Slightly cold: free from excitement: calm: not zealous or ardent: indifferent: impudent; also used in speaking of a sum of money, generally a large sum, by way of emphasizing the amount. ( Colloq.) " I would pit her for a cool hundred."- Smollett. " A cool four thousand I never discovered from whom Joe derived the conventional temperature of the four thousand pounds, but it appeared to make the sum of money more to him, and he had a manifest relish in insisting on its being cool."- Dickens.
  34. Somewhat cold; calm; indifferent; calmly impudent.
  35. Moderate in temperature, feeling, or temperament; self - controlled; self - possessed; apathetic; chilling; slighting.
  36. Moderately cold; not ardent or zealons; calm; dispassionate: indifferent; imprudent; not hasty; deliberate; not retaining heat.
  37. Moderately cold; not excited by passion of any kind; not hasty; not retaining heat; indifferent; self- possessed; impudent in a high degree.
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