adjective, cool·er, cool·est.
- great; fine; excellent: a real cool comic.
- characterized by great facility; highly skilled or clever: cool maneuvers on the parallel bars.
- socially adept: It's not cool to arrive at a party too early.
- acceptable; satisfactory; okay: If you want to stay late, that's cool.
- (used to express acceptance): Okay, cool! I'll be there at 10:00.
- (used to express approval, admiration, etc.): He got the job? Cool!
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR cool
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Idioms for cool
Origin of cool
OTHER WORDS FROM cool
Words nearby cool
Example sentences from the Web for cool
So, the water cooled in the salt slush was definitely colder than the water cooled in simple ice.
According to a Monday blog post from Microsoft, the consistently cool underwater temperatures made it possible to use similar heat-exchange plumbing to the kind found on submarines.Microsoft hails success of its undersea data center experiment—and says it could have implications on dry land, too|David Meyer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
We handled some of the work, so you can get your cool java sooner.
While it seems everyone wants to keep pace with the cool kids, everyone can’t keep pace with the cool kids.
We look at the trends, and it’s a reason we started a delivery service before it was cool.Momofuku’s David Chang on the big changes the restaurant industry needs to make to survive|Beth Kowitt|September 14, 2020|Fortune
It’s cool because Trenchmouth opened for Green Day in the early ‘90s in Wisconsin.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She came to sound check, that was the first time we ever performed it, and it was really cool.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Triton prices the 1000/3 LP at a cool $3.15 million—inclusive of pilot training.The Most Exciting New Hotels, Restaurants, and Submarines of 2014|Charlie Gilbert|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allow beans to cool completely then remove to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Ismael brothers even make an effort to look cool, if not fashionable, by local standards.
Things looked anxious for a bit, but by this morning's dawn all are dug in, cool, confident.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
He has told me that their society produced on him the effect of the cool hands of saints against his cheek.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
I laved his pain-twisted face with the cool water and let a few drops trickle into his open mouth.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
As for him, he much preferred the darkness of his cool, damp galleries under the ground.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for cool
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Word Origin for cool
Idioms and Phrases with cool
In addition to the idioms beginning with cool
- cool as a cucumber
- cool down
- cool it
- cool off
- cool one's heels
- cool out
- keep cool
- keep one's cool
- play it cool