from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Conducive to relaxation; soothing; calming.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of chillout.


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  • Pillars is also home to an award-winning farm shop and a veggie cafe with a fantastic reputation as a chill-out coffee stop.

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  • I never found that trapdoor, though I suspected it might be under a lamp in a chill-out room that had lots of cushions and coloured lights.

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  • Fine & Country The property sit on a plot of 1.3 acres and the landscaped garden includes a chill-out zone with double connecting gazebos.

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  • The bar/chill-out area features a live percussionist, and resident DJ Jim Round will be behind the decks, alongside Sandwave and Paul Phono, to present an eclectic mix of old-school funky house, electro and breaks.

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  • They're perfect chill-out, stress-relief games, and philosophically they're also very inspiring.

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  • Outside, tired feet can relax out on the terrace to chill-out sounds and admire stunning views of, erm, an industrial estate and Temple Meads station.

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  • Within easy reach of Leicester Square (and, for the more literary minded, the British Library), the hostel has a bar (to 2am), an internet café, chill-out room, games room and laundry facilities.

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  • Time to stroll around the grounds where corporate sponsors were peddling carnivalesque amusements: Rows of chill-out teepees, a strange cluster of bunk beds, Ferris wheel rides for charity and a psychic who would tell your fortune if you texted her a "yes" or "no" question.

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  • Ozzie beer, homemade burgers, televised sports and retro rock 'n' roll sounds provide the buzz, and even the hostel's chill-out room has a 24-hour bar.

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  • Portishead aren't quite upstaged at their own party; layering songs – once misconstrued as chill-out – with guitar squalls and industrial noise and doing full justice to their anguished back catalogue.

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