What is the meaning of cool?


  • The quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature.
    • usage: "the cool of early morning"
  • Great coolness and composure under strain.
    • usage: "keep your cool"


  • Make cool or cooler.
    • usage: "Chill the food"
  • Loose heat.
    • usage: "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"
  • Lose intensity.
    • usage: "His enthusiasm cooled considerably"


  • Neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat.
    • usage: "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.
    • usage: "play it cool"; "keep cool"; "stayed coolheaded in the crisis"; "the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament"
  • Color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets. (
    • usage: "cool greens and blues and violets"
  • Psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike.
    • usage: "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)
    • usage: "a cool million bucks"
  • Fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept.
    • usage: "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"
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