Translation of "cool" - English-French dictionary

cool

adjectivecool /kul/
≠warm; slightly cold
frais/fraîche

a cool breeze/night
une brise/nuit fraîche
informal very good or fashionable
cool , branché/-ée , génial/-ale

His new phone is so cool.
Son nouveau téléphone est tellement cool/génial.

really cool people
des gens vraiment géniaux
informal calm and composed
calme

Everybody stay cool.
Chacun reste calme.
not very friendly or encouraging
froid/froide

a cool reception/greeting
un accueil froid

cool

verb cool /kul/
transitive-intransitive to become or make colder
rafraîchir , refroidir

Wait until the mixture cools.
Attendez que le mélange refroidisse.

Cool the dough in the refrigerator.
Mettez la pâte à refroidir dans le réfrigérateur.
intransitive to become less friendly or less intense
se dégrader

Our friendship has cooled in recent months.
Notre amitié s'est dégradée durant ces derniers mois.

cool down

verb phrasal cool down /ˈkul ˈdaʊn/, cool off [ ˈkul ˈɔf, ˈɒf ]
to become calmer
se calmer

Wait until he cools off before trying to speak to him.
Attends qu'il se soit calmé avant d'essayer de lui parler.
to become colder
(se) rafraîchir

I got in the pool to cool off.
Je suis allé dans la piscine pour me rafraîchir.

Cool the wine down in a bucket of ice water.
Mets le vin à rafraîchir dans un seau à glace.

(Translation of “cool” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

cool

adjective /kuːl/

slightly cold

frais
cool weather.

calm or not excitable

calme
He’s very cool in a crisis.

not very friendly

froid
He was very cool towards me.

(slang) great; terrific; fantastic

cool
Wow, that’s really cool!
You look cool in those jeans!
coolly adverb

calmement
coolness noun

fraîcheur; froideur
cool-headed adjective

able to act calmly.

calme
cool down

to make or become less warm

refroidir
Let your food cool down a bit!

to make or become less excited or less emotional

se calmer
He was very angry but he’s cooled down now.
keep one’s cool

not to become over-excited or confused

garder son sang-froid
If you keep your cool you won’t fail.
lose one’s cool

not to keep one’s cool.

perdre son sang-froid

cool

verb

to become less strong

(se) refroidir
His affection for her has cooled
Her anger cooled.

(Translation of “cool” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)