Play it cool.
A cool negotiator.
Took a dip to cool off.
An example of cool is typical New England fall weather.
An example of cool is the latest fashionable pair of jeans.
The cool of early morning.
A cool manner.
Has a cool sports car; had a cool time at the party.
The cool of the evening.
Spent all his time trying to be cool.
It's cool if you don't want to talk about it.
Cool in an emergency.
Ok, that's cool man, but I don't care.
Cool story bro.
I'm completely cool about my girlfriend leaving me.
In the cool of the morning.
I like to let my tea cool before drinking it so I don't burn my tongue.
Worth a cool million.
A cool greeting; was cool to the idea of higher taxes.
Fresh, cool water; a cool autumn evening.
Needed time for tempers to cool.
A cool breeze; a cool blouse.
Problems that soon cooled my enthusiasm for the project.
- To calm down; relax.
- To stop doing something.
- To wait or be kept waiting.
- to lower the body temperature, pulse, etc. after vigorous exercise
- to become less heated, passionate, agitated, angry, etc.
- to calm down
- to calm down
- to lose enthusiasm, interest, etc.
- to make or become relaxed, calm, mollified, etc.Soothing words cooled him out.
- to exercise strict control over one's emotions; stay aloof, unenthusiastic, or uncommitted
Other Word Forms
Origin of cool
- Middle English cole from Old English cōl gel- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English colen, from Old English cōlian (“to cool, grow cold, be cold”), from Proto-Germanic *kōlēną (“to become cold”), from Proto-Indo-European *gel- (“to freeze”). Cognate with Dutch koelen (“to cool”), German kühlen (“to cool”), Swedish, häftig (“cool”)kyla (“to cool, refrigerate”). Also partially from Middle English kelen, from Old English cēlan (“to cool, be cold, become cold”), from Proto-Germanic *kōlijaną (“to cool”), altered to resemble the adjective cool. See keel.