Translation of cool in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
- 1 (cold)(climate/air/clothes)it's cool outside
frescohace or está fresco (a)fueraExample sentences
- If grain is stored into the following summer, run fans only at night when the temperature is fairly cool.
- It was late afternoon, and fairly cool, but the USAID official was sweating heavily.
- We have been getting good afternoon showers with fairly cool nights, a welcome change from the heat.
- We then went for a stroll through the village, and had a cool, refreshing drink in a bar, before going back to collect our bags for the night.
- The ocean air was refreshing and a cool breeze had tempered the thick Hawaiian heat.
- He said putting the top of the can on his lips, enjoying the cool refreshing drink.
- Light, comfortable, and cool clothing is a must for carnival in Jamaica.
- I remembered that my father wore velvet coats in the winter and cool shirts in the summer.
- The enemy were strong, and could easily fight in the sun in their surprisingly cool robes.
- 2 (reserved, hostile)(reception/behavior)to be cool
too towardsomebodyestar frío conalguienExample sentences
- However, the idea has received a cool reception from employers, who believe it is unrealistic for all but a very few companies and employees.
- Most environmental non-governmental organisations have been cool to the idea of funding rehabilitation projects.
- Throughout his life Louis treated her with a cool reserve.
- The Swede is known for keeping a cool head but said this was his nature, although bosses owe it to their teams to be confident and positive.
- Despite these additional pressures, the bride-to-be is keeping a cool head.
- Now ambulance staff have praised the Wigginton youngster for keeping a cool head and raising the alarm.
- 3 3.1 (calm) keep cool!¡tranquilo!to keep a cool head
no te pongas nerviosono perder la calmacool, calm and collectedtranquilo y serenoto play it cool [colloquial]tomarse las cosas con calma3.2 (unperturbed) he's a very cool customer
no precipitarsetiene una sangre fría impresionante
- 4 [slang] 4.1 (trendy, laid-back) he's really cooles muy en la onda [colloquial]es muy taquilla (Chile) [colloquial]it's cool to like this kind of musicsi te gusta este tipo de música estás en la onda or estás in [colloquial]those shades are really coolesas gafas de sol molan cantidad (Spain) [slang]Example sentences4.2 (acceptable, all right)he's cool
es un tipo bien [colloquial]
- Who is going to replace her as the model of cool, trendy fashion on TV?
- I've never been near here before, but the lights of Sydney look so cool at night.
- Her style is different from anyone else I know, which made her totally cool in my book.
es un tío legal (Spain) [colloquial]Example sentences
- No, it's cool; I don't mind talking about that.
- I work hard at things to improve, but I also realize it takes time and I'm cool with that.
- If that's not your thing, that's cool by me, but know that it's encouraged and applauded in this community.
- 5 (with numbers) [colloquial]a cool one million dollarsla friolera de un millón de dólares [colloquial]an increase of a cool 10%un aumento de ni más ni menos que el 10%Example sentences
- Belfasts bid to become the European Capital of Culture in 2008 could cost a cool £150 million
- A two-piece suit from this guy comes in at a cool two grand, so is unlikely to be realistic unless I win the lottery.
- Its got a top speed of 185 and would cost you a cool £110,000 to drive off the forecourt.
- 1 (low temperature) let's stay here in the coolquedémonos aquí al frescoin the cool of the eveningpor la tarde cuando está or hace frescoExample sentences
- As they sit at the openings of their tents in the cool of the summer evening, on the completion of a long journey, they break out into song.
- What better way to end a hot summer's day than to sit back to enjoy the cool of the evening with the latest gripping novel.
- Sometimes a few small boys are scrabbling about on a road or an old lady is sitting out in the cool of an evening.
- 2 (composure) to keep one's coolmantener la calmato lose one's coolperder la calmaExample sentences
- His point guard play is a picture of composure and cool.
- Hopefully, he'll recover his stony-faced cool in time to thwart the intergalactic threat.
- For all her cool and calmness, she liked insulting my older brother.
refrigerar(engine/food/enthusiasm)to cool somebody's temper
enfriarapaciguar a alguiento cool it [slang]cool it, you two! we don't want any fights in here cool it! he's watching us! (American English)disimula, que nos está mirandoExample sentences
- While humans try to cool off under the fan and the more fortunate in air-conditioned rooms, the wild and domestic animals are not so lucky.
- The weekend's fine weather was good news for Yorkshire's tourist industry and, of course, the baking heat sent many in search of ways to cool off.
- It started to cool off today, at last, much to Dolly's relief.
- We literally had to pin him down until he cooled off.
- He would allow her to come back to him after she cooled off, and he would say nothing of it.
- By time he had gotten his food and sat down at a table in the corner, he had cooled off a bit.
- 1verb + adverb 1.1 (become cooler)
- 1 (become cooler)
(person)it starts to cool down around this time of day
a esta hora del día empieza a refrescar1.2 (become calmer)
(temper/person)2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2.1 (make cooler)
(person)2.2 (make calmer)
(person)2 (become calmer)
calmarse3 (lose enthusiasm, passion)
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