Translation of "cool" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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cooladjective

uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

cool adjective (COLD)

B1 slightly cold

涼的,冷的
cool water 涼水
cool weather 冷天

B1 slightly cold in a pleasant way

涼爽的,涼快的
It was a lovely cool evening. 那是個涼爽的夜晚。
How do you manage to look so cool in this hot weather? 這麽熱的天你怎麽看上去會這麽涼快?

used to describe a temperature that is slightly too cold

(氣溫)稍冷的,涼的
It's a bit cool in here, isn't it? I think I'll close the window. 這裡有點涼,是不是?我想關上窗戶。

More examples

  • When the biscuits are cool, you coat them in/with melted chocolate.
  • As she dived into the pool, the water felt deliciously cool on her skin.
  • Plants keep cool during the summer by evaporating water from their leaves.
  • It's cool and quiet everywhere except in the kitchen.
  • In cool climates you have to grow tropical plants under glass.

cool adjective (CALM)

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

冷靜的,沈著的,從容的
He was very cool when we broke the window, and didn't shout or get mad. 面對意外事故他十分冷靜,既沒大喊大叫也沒發脾氣。
Stay/Keep cool (= do not become angry or excited). 保持鎮靜。
be cool with sth informal

to be happy to accept a situation or suggestion

樂於接受(某一情況或建議)
Yeah, we could leave later - I'm cool with that. 是,我們可以晚點走——我沒意見。

cool adjective (COLOUR)

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

(顔色)冷色調的,給人涼爽感覺的
The bedroom was painted a lovely cool blue. 睡房漆成了清爽的藍色。

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. 她對我顯然很冷淡。
I got a rather cool reception/welcome this evening. What do you think I've done wrong? 我今晚受到了冷淡的對待。你覺得我做錯了甚麽?

cool adjective (FASHIONABLE)

A2 informal fashionable or attractive

時髦的;吸引人的;酷的
Angie's got some cool new sunglasses. 安吉有副很酷的新太陽眼鏡。
I know it won't look very cool, but this hat will keep the sun out of your eyes. 我知道戴上這頂帽子看起來不會很時髦,可是它能遮擋刺眼的陽光。

cooladjective, exclamation

uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/ informal

A2 excellent; very good

好極了(的),棒極了(的),頂呱呱(的)
"So how was the concert?" "It was cool!" 「音樂會怎麽樣?」「棒極了!」
"Do you want to come with us?" "Yeah, cool!" 「你想和我們一起去嗎?」「噢,太好了!」

More examples

  • Jason was one cool dude.
  • Pretty cool, huh?
  • Have you seen Chrissie's new leather jacket? It's majorly cool.
  • Our new car is really cool.
  • 'Jamie's invited us to stay for a few days.' 'Cool!'

coolnoun

uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

cool noun (COLD)

the cool [ S ]

the pleasant, slightly cold temperature of a place

涼快,涼爽
He loved the cool of the early morning. 他喜歡清晨的涼意。
She left the afternoon sun for the cool of the shade. 她避開正午的陽光走到陰涼處。

cool noun (CALM)

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

冷靜,沈著,從容
keep your cool 保持冷靜
He really lost his cool when he heard about what happened. 當瞭解到發生了甚麽事情的時候,他完全失去了冷靜。

coolverb

uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

cool verb (BECOME COLD)

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

(使)冷卻;(使)變涼;(使)涼爽
Leave the cake to cool for an hour before cutting it. 把蛋糕冷卻一小時後再切。
He took off his shoes to cool his sweaty feet. 他脫掉鞋晾一晾出汗的腳。

cool verb (BECOME LESS)

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

(感情)冷靜下來,平靜下來,冷淡下來
They were completely in love in the beginning, but I think it's starting to cool off now. 一開始他們愛得死去活來,但我覺得現在開始冷淡下來了。
Their interest in the project seems to be cooling. 他們對該專案的興趣似乎在下降。

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