- 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!
OTHER WORDS FOR cool
Idioms about cool
Origin of cool
OTHER WORDS FROM cool
How to use cool in a sentence
As the weather has gotten cooler and the pandemic news grimmer, we’ve cast our eyes ahead toward the holidays and the long winter to come and joined the hordes of Americans buying fire pits.This cocktail can keep you warm around the fire pit — and you can make it there, too|M. Carrie Allan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It was a cool June evening just before sunset on a village road on Langkawi Island, Malaysia.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
Water gets denser as it is cooled to 4° C, but becomes less dense as it is cooled further.Supercooled water has been caught morphing between two forms|Emily Conover|November 19, 2020|Science News
The crew will also attempt to grow radishes, experiment with rock-munching microbes that could assist with future space mining operations, and test drive the cooling system of NASA’s next generation spacesuit, among other experiments.SpaceX and NASA officially flew people into space. What’s next?|Charlie Wood|November 18, 2020|Popular-Science
That’s just a way of life—and why they generally need fans to stay cool.Apple’s M1 chip makes the new MacBook Air shockingly good|Stan Horaczek|November 18, 2020|Popular-Science
Kim approached her career with tenacity and sincerity; any sort of coolness, remove, or privacy was not a luxury she could afford.
Each time Emma Stone or Mila Kunis have a new movie coming out, a flurry of odes to their “coolness” hit the web.
As usual, I smell … perfume—but possibly a perfume with a bit of coolness.
The remoteness, the coolness, the lecturing style is now a liability.
You have to credit the Obama campaign—and the man at the top—with a remarkable degree of skill matched by coolness and nerve.Obama, Clinton Scored Back to Back Home Runs With Their Speeches|Robert Shrum|September 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This was "assault" in truth, and oddly enough seemed to restore the victim to perfect coolness.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
"I am a very sincere friend of your stepfather, and I hope a sincere friend of yours also," he said with perfect coolness.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
During meal-times, a large punkah is employed to diffuse an agreeable degree of coolness through the apartment.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Had they been alone he might have observed her coolness to him; but, with guests to entertain, he neither saw nor suspected it.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The coolness and presence of mind of the Prince, no doubt, preserved the city from much confusion and misery.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
British Dictionary definitions for cool
Derived forms of cool
Word Origin for cool
Other 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