Idioms for cool

Origin of cool

before 1000; Middle English cole, Old English cōl; cognate with Middle Low German kōl, Old High German kuoli (German kuhl). See cold, chill

OTHER WORDS FROM cool

synonym study for cool

1. See cold. 5. See calm.
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British Dictionary definitions for cool out (1 of 2)

cool out

verb

(intr, adverb) Caribbean to relax and cool down

British Dictionary definitions for cool out (2 of 2)

See also cool out

Derived forms of cool

Word Origin for cool

Old English cōl; related to Old Norse kōlna, Old High German kuoli; see cold, chill
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Idioms and Phrases with cool out (1 of 2)

cool out

see cool off, def. 2 and 3.

Idioms and Phrases with cool out (2 of 2)

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

also see:

  • keep cool
  • keep one's cool
  • play it cool
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