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)
Origin of cool
SYNONYMS FOR cool
Examples from the Web for cool
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
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
Cool, yes, though not quite as cool as the cyborg cockroaches you can control from your smartphone.
For their trip to New Orleans against Alabama, Ohio State is bringing in a cool $17 million.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now don't be foolish—stay here with Uncle George and the doctor until you cool down.Kennedy Square|F. Hopkinson Smith
You state here, 'upon cool, deliberate inquiry': what was that cool, deliberate inquiry?
When about cool cut with scissors into lengths of an inch or less.Candy-Making at Home|Mary M. Wright
Cook beans till well done, strain off the water, and set aside to cool.The Vegetarian Cook Book|E. G. Fulton
My dogs look like they are going to explode, said Chuck as he wiggled his toes in the cool water.Slim Evans and his Horse Lightning|Graham M. Dean
British Dictionary definitions for cool
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