adjective see cool I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Coolish — Cool ish, a. Somewhat cool. [1913 Webster] The nights began to grow a little coolish. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coolish — cool ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or at a fairly low temperature. 2) keeping one from becoming too hot. 3) unfriendly or unenthusiastic. 4) free from anxiety or excitement: he kept a cool head . 5) (of jazz) restrained and relaxed. 6) informal fashionably… …   English terms dictionary

  • coolish — ˈkülish, lēsh adjective : somewhat cool gray fog and coolish to cold weather John Steinbeck …   Useful english dictionary

  • coolish — See cool. * * * …   Universalium

  • coolish — adjective Quite cool …   Wiktionary

  • coolish — adj. chilly, cool, nippy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coolish — cool·ish …   English syllables

  • coolish — /ˈkulɪʃ/ (say koohlish) adjective somewhat cool …   Australian English dictionary

  • Coolly — Cool ly, a. Coolish; cool. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cool — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English col, from Old English cōl; akin to Old High German kuoli cool, Old English ceald cold more at cold Date: before 12th century 1. moderately cold ; lacking in warmth 2. a. marked by steady dispassionate… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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