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cool

cool

 
 
pronunciation:
kul
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, verb
phrases:
cool off
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: cooler, coolest
definition 1: somewhat cold; not warm.
It was a cool spring day.
synonyms:
chill, chilly
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
cold
definition 2: giving relief from heat.
You should wear cool clothing because it will be hot outside today.
antonyms:
sticky, warm
similar words:
refreshing
definition 3: calm and controlled.
He stays cool in an emergency.
synonyms:
calm, controlled
antonyms:
ardent, nervous
similar words:
even, level, relaxed, serene
definition 4: not having warmth or enthusiasm; unfriendly.
I could not understand why they were so cool toward me.
synonyms:
chill, chilly, unfriendly
antonyms:
enthusiastic, friendly, warm
similar words:
aloof, distant, indifferent
definition 5: (informal) great, especially in a way that is new, exciting, or clever.
This game is really cool.
synonyms:
great, terrific
similar words:
fantastic, splendid, swell, unbelievable
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that is cool or somewhat cold.
We shivered in the cool of early morning.
synonyms:
chilliness
antonyms:
warmth
similar words:
cold, nip
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cooled, cooling, cools
definition 1: to become cool or less warm.
Dinner cooled as we waited.
synonyms:
chill
similar words:
refrigerate
definition 2: to become less; decrease.
His passion for his work cooled over the years.
synonyms:
abate, lessen, moderate, subside
antonyms:
intensify
similar words:
decrease, diminish, dwindle
definition 3: to lower in temperature; make less warm.
The fan cooled the room.
synonyms:
chill
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
refrigerate
phrase: cool off
derivations: coolly (adv.), coolness (n.)
Word Builder: cool +
  • coolant:
    a liquid that cools the engine of a car or other machine.
  • cooler:
    a container that keeps food cold.
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