Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. calm down, relax, take a time out

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • "M. de Canouville," he cried, in a voice of thunder, "your horse is young, and his blood is too warm; you will go and cool it in Russia."

    Recollections of the private life of Napoleon

  • You'd have a wooden thing they call a cooling tower and run the water through that to cool it off before it went into the pool.

    A Town Like Alice

  • Now he was a long bearded man278 and I saw the smoke issuing from between the hairs of his beard till the flour was cooked, when he took some of the fat and threw it in and said to the woman, ‘Bed them while I cool it for them.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • When he stood in choir at compline thus parched with thirst, and the holy water was sprinkled around according to custom, he would eagerly open his parched mouth, and gape wide towards the sprinkling-brush, in the hope that a little drop of water might fall upon his dried-up tongue and cool it a little.

    The Life of Blessed Henry Suso by Himself.

  • She looked at that catfish and remembered the first time Daddy had taken her and Kit fishing on the Sabine River, how cool it had been to look over the water clear into Louisiana, and how patient Daddy had been with her and Kit, helping them thread their hooks and telling them fairy stories to keep them from noticing how long it took the fish to bite.

    Slice Of Cherry

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.