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cool

cool

 
 
pronunciation:
kul
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
phrases:
cool off
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: cooler, coolest
definition 1: a little cold; not warm.
It was a cool spring day.
antonyms:
warm
similar words:
cold
definition 2: calm and under control.
He stays cool in an emergency.
synonyms:
calm, controlled
antonyms:
nervous
similar words:
relaxed
definition 3: (informal) great; good.
This game is really cool.
synonyms:
great, nice
similar words:
fantastic
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cooled, cooling, cools
definition: to 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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