Translation of "cool" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

cool adjective (COLD)

B1 slightly cold

cool water 凉水
cool weather 冷天

B1 slightly cold in a pleasant way

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

"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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uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

cool noun (COLD)

the cool [ S ]

the pleasant, slightly cold temperature of a place

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

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。


uk /kuːl/ us /kuːl/

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. 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.

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)