Origin of lukewarm
Related formsluke·warm·ly, adverbluke·warm·ness, luke·warmth, noun
Examples from the Web for lukewarm
There are reasons why New Jersey is lukewarm about its own Sen. Cory Booker—even while the rest of the country swoons.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy|Olivia Nuzzi|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My current lukewarm affection for lagers no longer stems from a lack of exposure.
Even members of the Muslim Brotherhood are lukewarm on the aid cuts.General Al-Sisi’s Popularity Soars After U.S. Aid Cut-off To Egypt|Sophia Jones|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The movie was a hit in the U.K., though the American response was lukewarm.‘Mad Men’ Premiere: A History of ‘Zou Bisou Bisou,’ Megan’s Sultry Song to Don|Lauren Streib|March 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Jesse Singal wonders why the movement is so lukewarm to the likely GOP nominee.The Tea Party Should Adore Mitt Romney, So Why the Cold Feet?|Jesse Singal|March 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And the cold milk was not cold; it was lukewarm, unpleasantly lukewarm.In Midsummer Days and Other Tales|August Strindberg
When the milk and water are lukewarm add the yeast cake and salt.
Flood with lukewarm water at least four or five times each day during the sprouting period.Let's Use Soybeans|Anonymous
This wine is made by filling a large pot with the lake water, and making it lukewarm.The Station; The Party Fight And Funeral; The Lough Derg Pilgrim|William Carleton
To screw these lukewarm partisans up to the fighting-point, the insurgents destroy their villages and burn the sugar-came.The Story of the Malakand Field Force|Sir Winston S. Churchill