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cool someone out

verb phrase

  1. To mollify and appease someone; calm someone's apprehensions or anger: White Americans found a new level in which to cool the blacks out/ He is the one who has to cool people out and pay off State officials (1940s+)
  2. To relax; calm someone (1900s+)
  3. o kill someone; cool, off •The date is based on an 1833 text by Davy Crockett (1830s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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