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cool

1. interjection, slang Used to express that something is acceptable or satisfactory. A: "I'll give you a call in the morning." B: "Cool." A: "Do you want to have pizza for dinner tonight?" B: "Yeah, cool."
2. adjective, slang Sophisticated, fashionable, or knowledgeable of the latest trends. I never hung out with any of the so-called "cool kids" in school. I had way more in common with the kids in band and computer club. Ugh, I hate it when my parents try to act all cool. Like, you're not teenagers—stop pretending to be! We dated for a while, but I always felt like she was way too cool for me.
3. adjective, informal Calm, composed, or unflustered. You've got to stay cool when the boss comes in. Don't let him see that anything is wrong! She was so cool when she made the request that I didn't think anything of it at the time.
4. adjective, slang Very exciting or interesting. Hollywood has always made guns seem cool. A: "I just booked a flight to Paris!" B: "Wow, that's so cool! When are you going?" It was pretty cool getting to see New York City from the inside of a helicopter.
5. adjective, slang Not a problem. A: "I'm sorry for what I said earlier." B: "It's cool, man. Don't worry about it."
6. adjective, slang Unqualified or unexaggerated. I made a cool two million playing the stock markets last year.
7. noun, informal A calm composure or temper. I tried to keep my cool when the famous actor came into my store. He really lost his cool when the waiter dropped his food.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cool

1. mod. unabashed; unruffled; relaxed. (see also keep one’s cool, lose one’s cool.) She is totally cool and easygoing.
2. mod. good; excellent. This is a really cool setup!
3. mod. [of music] mellow; smooth. This stuff is so cool, I’m just floating.
4. mod. no less than [some amount of money]. She cleared a cool forty thousand on the Wilson deal.
5. in. to die; to become cold after death. (Medical euphemism.) We were afraid that he would cool.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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