|1.||[ adjective ] neither warm or very cold; giving relief from heat|
"a cool autumn day" "a cool room" "cool summer dresses" "cool drinks" "a cool breeze"
|Related terms:||warm water-cooled chill cooled precooled air-conditioned cooling air-cooled cold temperature|
|2.||[ verb ] make cool or cooler|
"Chill the food"
|Related terms:||heat change ice quench refrigerate cooling cooler cooling_system cooler|
|3.||[ adjective ] calm and unemotional|
"play it cool" "he doesn't seem excited on the contrary his demeanor is cool and nonchalant"
|4.||[ adjective ] 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"
|5.||[ verb ] loose heat; The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"|
|Related terms:||heat change_state cooling chill coolant|
|6.||[ adjective ] 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"
|Related terms:||warm chilly unresponsive cold unemotional unfriendly unagitated emotionality|
|7.||[ adjective ] (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"
|Related terms:||colloquialism fashionable felicitous|
|8.||[ verb ] lose intensity|
"His enthusiasm cooled considerably"
|9.||[ adjective ] (music) restrained and fluid and marked by intricate harmonic structures often lagging slightly behind the beat|
|10.||[ adjective ] (informal) very good|
|Synonyms:||great swell bully keen dandy cracking peachy neat nifty not_bad groovy slap-up corking smashing bang-up|
"a bully pulpit" "a neat sports car" "had a great time at the party" "you look simply smashing"
|Related terms:||colloquialism good|
|11.||[ noun ] the quality of being cool|
: "the cool of early morning"
|12.||[ adjective ] (informal; of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification|
"a cool million bucks"
|Related terms:||colloquialism unqualified|
|13.||[ adjective ] disinterested or dispassionate|
"made a cool appraisal of all the issues in the dispute"
|14.||[ adjective ] (informal) marked by great skill or facility|
"cool maneuvers on the parallel bars"
|15.||[ adjective ] feeling or showing no enthusiasm|
"a cold audience" "a cold response to the new play"
|16.||[ adjective ] (color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets|
"cool greens and blues and violets"
|Related terms:||warm cold|
|17.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6327|
|18.||[ noun ] great coolness and composure under strain|
|Synonyms:||aplomb sang-froid poise self-possession assuredness|
"keep your cool"
|Related terms:||composure brace|