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Definition of Cool


  1. Moderately cold; between warm and cold; lacking in warmth; producing or promoting coolness.
  2. Not ardent, warm, fond, or passionate; not hasty; deliberate; exercising self-control; self-possessed; dispassionate; indifferent; as, a cool lover; a cool debater.
  3. Not retaining heat; light; as, a cool dress.
  4. Manifesting coldness or dislike; chilling; apathetic; as, a cool manner.
  5. Quietly impudent; negligent of propriety in matters of minor importance, either ignorantly or willfully; presuming and selfish; audacious; as, cool behavior.
  6. Applied facetiously, in a vague sense, to a sum of money, commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the amount.
  7. 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.
  8. To make cool or cold; to reduce the temperature of; as, ice cools water.
  9. To moderate the heat or excitement of; to allay, as passion of any kind; to calm; to moderate.
  10. To become less hot; to lose heat.
  11. To lose the heat of excitement or passion; to become more moderate.

Cool Quotations

Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do.
Vanessa Hudgens

Good words cool more than cold water.
John Ray

Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes. - Walt Whitman
Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.
Walt Whitman

I can take it. The tougher it gets, the cooler I get.
Richard M. Nixon

Keep a cool head and maintain a low profile. Never take the lead - but aim to do something big.
Deng Xiaoping
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Cool Translations

cool in Afrikaans is koel
cool in Dutch is afkoelen
cool in French is refroidir, refroidissez, refroidis, refroidissent
cool in Italian is fresco
cool in Portuguese is fresco
cool in Swedish is kallt, sval, avkyla
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