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meanings of cool


  1. Applied facetiously to a sum of money, commonly as if to give emphasis to the largeness of the amount.
  2. Allowing or suggesting heat relief.
  3. Having a slightly low temperature; mildly or pleasantly cold.
  4. Of an action, all right; acceptable; that does not present a problem.
  5. Of a person, not showing emotion; calm and in control of oneself.
  6. Quietly impudent, defiant, or selfish; deliberately presuming: said of persons and acts.
  7. Calmly audacious.
  8. In fashion, part of or fitting the in crowd; originally hipster slang.
  9. Of a color, in the range of violet to green.
  10. Of a person, not upset by circumstances that might ordinarily be upsetting.
  11. Of a person, knowing what to do and how to behave; considered popular by others.
  12. Unenthusiastic, lukewarm, skeptical.


  1. To make cooler, less warm.
  2. To lose heat, to get colder.
  3. To make less intense, e.g. less amicable or passionate.
  4. To become less intense, e.g. less amicable or passionate.
  5. To kill.


  1. A moderate or refreshing state of cold; moderate temperature of the air between hot and cold; coolness.
  2. The property of being cool, popular or in fashion.
  3. A calm temperament.


  1. Initialism of CLIPS Object-Oriented Language.
  2. A surname​.
  3. Ellipsis of McCool; A Irish surname​., anglicized form of McCool.

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