part of speech: adjective
inflections: cooler, coolest
definition 1: somewhat cold; not warm.
- It was a cool spring day.
synonyms: chill, chilly
definition 2: giving relief from heat.
- You should wear cool clothing because it will be hot outside today.
antonyms: sticky, warm
definition 3: calm and controlled.
- He stays cool in an emergency.
synonyms: calm, controlled
antonyms: ardent, nervous
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
definition 5: (informal) great, especially in a way that is new, exciting, or clever.
- This game is really cool.
synonyms: great, nice, terrific
part of speech: noun
definition: something that is cool or somewhat cold.
- We shivered in the cool of early morning.
part of speech: verb
inflections: cools, cooling, cooled
definition 1: to become cool or less warm.
- Dinner cooled as we waited.
definition 2: to become less; decrease.
- His passion for his work cooled over the years.
synonyms: abate, lessen, moderate, subside
definition 3: to lower in temperature; make less warm.
- The fan cooled the room.
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.