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British English: /kuːl/
American English: /kul/

Translation of cool in Italian:


  • 1 (breeze, day, drink, water, weather)
    (fabric, dress)
    it's cool today the fan keeps the room cool
    il ventilatore mantiene la stanza fresca
    to feel cool
    (surface, wine)
    essere fresco
    I feel cooler now your brow is cooler
    hai la fronte più fresca
    it's getting cool, let's go in
    comincia a fare fresco, entriamo
  • 2 (calm)
    (approach, handling)
    to stay cool to keep a cool head
    mantenere il sangue freddo o tenere la testa a posto
    keep cool!
    calma! rimani calmo!
  • 7 [informal] (fashionable) a cool guy
    un tipo giusto o un fico
    a cool car
    una ficata di macchina
    it's not cool to wear a tie he thinks it's cool to smoke
    pensa che faccia fico fumare
    cool, man! [informal]
  • 8 (American English) [informal] (great) See examples:that's a cool idea!
    è una ficata!
    that's cool!
    che ficata!
  • 9 (Music) [informal]

transitive verb

  • 1 (lower the temperature of)
    (soup, pan)
    mettere al fresco
    (fan) (room)
    (air-conditioning) (building)
    to cool one's hands
    rinfrescarsi le mani

intransitive verb

  • 1 (get colder)
    (iron, soup, water)
    to leave something to cool
    lasciare raffreddare qualcosa


to play it cool


cool it!

[informal] (stay calm)

OK guys, cool it!

[informal] (stop fighting)
OK ragazzi, diamoci una calmata o calmatevi!

Phrasal verbs

cool down:

1 cool down 1.1 (grow cold)
(engine, iron, water)
1.2 [figurative]
(person, situation)
2 cool [something] down
mettere al fresco
3 cool [somebody] down 3.1 (make colder)
3.2 [figurative]

cool off

(person) (get colder)
[figurative] (calm down)

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