great coolness and composure under strain
"keep your cool"
- sang froid
the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature
"the cool of early morning"
"His enthusiasm cooled considerably"
- cool off - cool down
"The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"
- cool down
make cool or cooler
"Chill the food"
- cool down
fashionable and attractive at the time
often skilled or socially adept
"he's a cool dude"
"Mary's dress is really cool"
"it's not cool to arrive at a party too early"
(used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification
"a cool million bucks"
psychologically cool and unenthusiastic
unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike
"relations were cool and polite"
"a cool reception"
"cool to the idea of higher taxes"
(color) inducing the impression of coolness
used especially of greens and blues and violets
"cool greens and blues and violets"
marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances)
"play it cool"
"stayed coolheaded in the crisis"
"the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament"
neither warm nor very cold
giving relief from heat
"a cool autumn day"
"a cool room"
"cool summer dresses"
"a cool breeze"