HyperDic: cool

English > 12 senses of the word cool:
ADJECTIVEallcoolneither warm nor very cold
allcool, coolheaded, nervelessmarked by calm self-control (especially in trying / trying circumstances)
allcool(color) inducing the impression of coolness
allcoolpsychologically cool and unenthusiastic
allcool, all right, fine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dorybeing satisfactory or in satisfactory condition
allcool(used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification
allcoolfashionable and attractive at the time
VERBchangecool, chill, cool downmake cool or cooler
changecool, chill, cool downloose heat
changecool, cool off, cool downlose intensity
NOUNattributecoolthe quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
attributecool, aplomb, assuredness, poise, sang-froidgreat coolness and composure under strain / strain
cool > pronunciation
Soundskuw'l
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > cool: 12 senses > adjective 1
MeaningNeither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat / heat.
Examples
  • "a cool autumn day"
  • "a cool room"
  • "cool summer dresses"
  • "cool drinks"
  • "a cool breeze"
Attribute oftemperatureThe degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment / environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
Narrowerair-conditionedCooled by air conditioning
air-cooledCooled by a flow of air
callerProviding coolness
precooledCooled in advance
water-cooledKept cool or designed to be kept cool by means of water especially circulating water
See alsocoldHaving a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
OppositewarmHaving or producing a comfortable / comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
Spanishfresco
Nounscoolnessthe property of being moderately cold
English > cool: 12 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by calm self-control (especially in trying / trying circumstances); unemotional.
Examples
  • "play it cool"
  • "keep cool"
  • "stayed coolheaded in the crisis"
Synonymscoolheaded, nerveless
Broadercomposedserenely self-possessed and free from agitation / agitation especially in times of stress
Spanishfláccido, fresco, imperturbable, tranquilo
Nounscoolnessfearless self-possession in the face of danger
Adverbscoollyin a composed and unconcerned manner
English > cool: 12 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets.
Example"cool greens and blues and violets"
Narrowercold(color) giving no sensation of warmth
Oppositewarm(color) inducing the impression of warmth
Spanishfrío
English > cool: 12 senses > adjective 4
Meaningpsychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike.
Examples
  • "relations were cool and polite"
  • "a cool reception"
  • "cool to the idea of higher taxes"
Attribute ofemotionality, emotionalismemotional nature or quality
Narrowerunresponsivealoof or indifferent
See alsocoldExtended meanings
unagitatednot agitated or disturbed emotionally
unemotionalunsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion
unfriendlynot disposed to friendship or friendliness
Oppositewarmpsychologically warm
Nounscoolnessa lack of affection or enthusiasm
English > cool: 12 senses > adjective 5
Meaningsatisfactory or in satisfactory condition.
Synonymsall right, fine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory
BroadersatisfactoryGiving satisfaction
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbien, correcto
Catalan, correcte, d'acord
English > cool: 12 senses > adjective 6
Meaning(used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification.
Example"a cool million bucks"
Broaderunqualifiednot limited or restricted
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > cool: 12 senses > adjective 7
Meaningfashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept.
Examples
  • "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"
Broaderfashionable, stylishBeing or in accordance with current social fashions
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Nounscoolnesscalm and unruffled self-assurance
English > cool: 12 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature.
Example"the cool of early morning"
Broadercoldness, cold, low temperature, frigidity, frigidnessThe absence of heat
Spanishfresco, frescor
Catalanfresca, frescor
Verbscoolloose heat
coolmake cool or cooler
English > cool: 12 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningGreat coolness and composure under strain / strain.
Example"keep your cool"
Synonymsaplomb, assuredness, poise, sang-froid
Broadercomposure, calm, calmness, equanimitysteadiness of mind under stress
Spanishaplomo, sangre fría
Catalanaplom, sang freda
English > cool: 12 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake cool or cooler.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey cool the water
Synonymschill, cool down
Cause tocool, chill, cool downLoose heat
Narrowericeput ice on or put on ice
quenchCool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid
refrigerateCool or chill in or as if in a refrigerator
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositeheat, heat upmake hot or hotter
Spanishcongelarse, congelar, enfriarse, enfriar, refrescar, refrigerar
Catalancongelar-se, congelar, refredar-se, refredar
Nounscoolthe quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
coolanta fluid agent (gas or liquid / liquid) that produces cooling
coolera refrigerator for cooling liquids / liquids
cooleran iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice
coolinga mechanism for keeping something cool
coolingthe process of becoming cooler
English > cool: 12 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningLoose heat.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe water cools
Example"The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"
Synonymschill, cool down
Caused bycool, chill, cool downmake cool or cooler
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositeheat, hot up, heat upgain heat or get hot
Spanishenfriarse, enfriar, refrescar
Catalanrefredar, refrescar
Nounscoolthe quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
coolanta fluid agent (gas or liquid / liquid) that produces cooling
coolingthe process of becoming cooler
English > cool: 12 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningLose intensity.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"His enthusiasm cooled considerably"
Synonymscool off, cool down
BroaderchangeUndergo a change

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