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Definición de “cool” en inglés

cool

adjective uk   /kuːl/ us  

cool adjective (COLD)

B1 slightly cold: cool water cool weatherCool B1 slightly cold in a pleasant way: It was a lovely cool evening. How do you manage to look so cool in this hot weather?Cool describes a temperature that is slightly too cold: It's a bit cool in here, isn't it? I think I'll close the window.ColdSnow and ice

cool adjective (CALM)

C1 calm and not worried or frightened; not influenced by strong feeling of any kind: He was very cool and calm about the mishap, and didn't shout or lose his temper. Stay/Keep cool (= do not become angry or excited).Calm and relaxed be cool with sth informal to be happy to accept a situation or suggestion: Yeah, we could leave later - I'm cool with that.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval

cool adjective (COLOUR)

describes colours, such as blue or green, that make you feel calm and relaxed: The bedroom was painted a lovely cool blue.The qualities of colour

cool adjective (UNFRIENDLY)

C2 unfriendly or not showing kindness or interest in something or someone: She was decidedly cool towards me. I got a rather cool reception/welcome this evening. What do you think I've done wrong?Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourLacking interest and enthusiasmUnwilling and reluctantNot showing or feeling emotions

cool adjective (FASHIONABLE)

A2 informal fashionable or attractive: Angie's got some cool new sunglasses. Now I know it won't look very cool, but this hat will keep the sun out of your eyes.Modern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable

cool

adjective, exclamation uk   /kuːl/ informal us  
A2 excellent; very good: "So how was the concert?" "It was cool!" "Do you want to come with us?" "Yeah, cool!"Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good

cool

noun uk   /kuːl/ us  

cool noun (COLD)

the cool [S] the pleasant, slightly cold temperature of a place: He loved the cool of the early morning. She left the afternoon sun for the cool of the shade.Cool

cool noun (CALM)

C1 [U] informal a person's ability to stay calm and not become angry or excited: keep your cool He really lost his cool when he heard about what happened.Calm and relaxed

cool

verb uk   /kuːl/ us  

cool verb (BECOME COLD)

B2 [I or T] to become or cause something to become slightly colder: Leave the cake to cool for an hour before cutting it. He took off his shoes to cool his sweaty feet.Cool

cool verb (BECOME LESS)

[I] (also cool off) If a feeling cools or cools off, it starts to become less strong: They were desperately in love to begin with, but I think it's starting to cool off now. Their interest in the project seems to be cooling.Becoming and making less strong [I] (also cool off) If the economy, a business, etc. cools or cools off, it grows less fast than before: The rise in share prices has cooled off.Slow and moving slowly
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(Definition of cool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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