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
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How to use cool in a sentence
When the materials revert back as the forces are released, it produces a temperature decrease that can then be exploited for cooling.How materials you’ve never heard of could clean up air conditioning|James Temple|November 12, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Let cool completely on a wire rack before adding the filling to the crust.Dig into this fall-spice pudding pie nestled in a nut crust and topped with whipped cream|Erin Jeanne McDowell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Transfer to a wire rack and let cool completely before filling.Decorate this caramel apple pie with festive, buttery pastry cutouts|Erin Jeanne McDowell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
If I blow up on my own, it’s cool, but my life doesn’t change at all.
This will prevent airborne pollutants from entering your home’s living space, while also extending the life of your heating and cooling equipment and helping it run at maximum efficiency.When to replace smoke detectors, sponges, pillows and more, according to experts|Daniel Bortz|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
While the beans are cooling and drying, melt the butter in a saute pan over medium heat.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rosina, when she saw me cooling, had no such merciful contraption ready.
Ironically, his quick recovery after such a room-cooling moment could still land him the gig.
Now they stripped down and loudly, laughingly dove into the cooling water.
The commandos want a single garment made of "reactive" fibers that will allow heating and cooling as temperatures vary.
It was a bad day to lie wounded and ill and a prisoner, and despite the cooling showers, it was a hot day to ride far and fast.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Groups of young people milled around the “concession” which served the delicious cooling drinks.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Newcomen's engine had the interior, as well as the exterior of the steam-cylinder exposed to the cooling atmosphere.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
It is easy to see that the rate of this cooling would be in some proportion to the size of the sphere.
At first geologists were disposed to attribute all the phenomena of mountain-folding to the progressive cooling of the earth.
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