Translation of "cool" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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cooladjective

uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

cool adjective (COLD)

B1 slightly cold

凉的,冷的
cool water 凉水
cool weather 冷天

B1 slightly cold in a pleasant way

凉爽的,凉快的
It was a lovely cool evening. 那是个凉爽的夜晚。
How do you manage to look so cool in this hot weather? 这么热的天你怎么看上去会这么凉快?

used to describe a temperature that is slightly too cold

(气温)稍冷的,凉的
It's a bit cool in here, isn't it? I think I'll close the window. 这儿有点凉,是不是?我想关上窗户。

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cool adjective (CALM)

C1 calm and not worried or frightened; not influenced by strong feeling of any kind

冷静的,沉着的,从容的
He was very cool when we broke the window, and didn't shout or get mad. 面对意外事故他十分冷静,既没大喊大叫也没发脾气。
Stay/Keep cool (= do not become angry or excited). 保持镇静。
be cool with sth informal

to be happy to accept a situation or suggestion

乐于接受(某一情况或建议)
Yeah, we could leave later - I'm cool with that. 是,我们可以晚点走——我没意见。

cool adjective (COLOUR)

Cool colours, such as blue or green, make you feel calm and relaxed.

(颜色)冷色调的,给人凉爽感觉的
The bedroom was painted a lovely cool blue. 卧室漆成了清爽的蓝色。

cool adjective (UNFRIENDLY)

C2 unfriendly or not showing kindness or interest in something or someone

不友好的;冷淡的;冷漠的
She was decidedly cool towards me. 她对我显然很冷淡。
I got a rather cool reception/welcome this evening. What do you think I've done wrong? 我今晚受到了冷遇。你觉得我做错了什么?

cool adjective (FASHIONABLE)

A2 informal fashionable or attractive

时髦的;吸引人的;酷的
Angie's got some cool new sunglasses. 安吉有副很酷的新太阳镜。
I know it won't look very cool, but this hat will keep the sun out of your eyes. 我知道戴上这顶帽子看起来不会很时髦,可是它能遮挡刺眼的阳光。

cooladjective, exclamation

uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/ informal

A2 excellent; very good

好极了(的),棒极了(的),顶呱呱(的)
"So how was the concert?" "It was cool!" “音乐会怎么样?”“棒极了!”
"Do you want to come with us?" "Yeah, cool!" “你想和我们一起去吗?”“噢,太好了!”

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coolnoun

uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

cool noun (COLD)

the cool [ S ]

the pleasant, slightly cold temperature of a place

凉快,凉爽
He loved the cool of the early morning. 他喜欢清晨的凉意。
She left the afternoon sun for the cool of the shade. 她避开正午的阳光走到阴凉处。

cool noun (CALM)

C1 [ U ] informal a person's ability to stay calm and not become angry or excited

冷静,沉着,从容
keep your cool 保持冷静
He really lost his cool when he heard about what happened. 当了解到发生了什么事情的时候他完全失去了冷静。

coolverb

uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

cool verb (BECOME COLD)

B2 [ I or T ] to become or cause something to become slightly colder

(使)冷却;(使)变凉;(使)凉爽
Leave the cake to cool for an hour before cutting it. 把蛋糕冷却1小时后再切。
He took off his shoes to cool his sweaty feet. 他脱掉鞋晾一晾出汗的脚。

cool verb (BECOME LESS)

[ I ] also cool off If a feeling cools or cools off, it starts to become less strong.

(感情)冷静下来,平静下来,冷淡下来
They were completely in love in the beginning, but I think it's starting to cool off now. 一开始他们爱得死去活来,但我觉得现在开始冷淡下来了。
Their interest in the project seems to be cooling. 他们对该项目的兴趣似乎在下降。

(Translation of “cool” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)