cooler

[ koo-ler ]
/ ˈku lər /

noun

Origin of cooler

First recorded in 1565–75; cool + -er1

Definition for cooler (2 of 2)

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
Related forms

Synonym study

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

cooler

/ (ˈkuːlə) /

noun

a container, vessel, or apparatus for cooling, such as a heat exchanger
a slang word for prison
a drink consisting of wine, fruit juice, and carbonated water

British Dictionary definitions for cooler (2 of 2)

See also cool out
Derived Forms

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 cooler

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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