Translation of cool in Spanish:


fresco, adj.

Pronunciation /kuːl//kul/


  • 1

    (air/clothes/climate) fresco
    (drink) fresco
    (drink) frío
    it's cool outside hace / está fresco (a)fuera
    • It was late afternoon, and fairly cool, but the USAID official was sweating heavily.
    • Caroline was wearing a cool summer dress.
    • It was cool enough to be refreshing but not so cold that you froze.
    • Glasses of blissfully cool water were brought forth and each gulped the refreshment down like a castaway.
    • I smiled and climbed the ladder into the hay loft, shivering in the refreshingly cool air.
    • 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.
    • At such times, the tongue and the throat crave for nothing more than a long drink of fresh, cool water.
    • Her hands felt cool against his burning skin as she lifted his arm.
    • She was drinking the cool, crisp water before the beginning of the journey.
    • The enemy were strong, and could easily fight in the sun in their surprisingly cool robes.
    • When buying seeds look at where and how the seed is stored - cool, dry positions are best.
    • The cool refreshing water moistened his throat and gave him chills down his back.
    • If grain is stored into the following summer, run fans only at night when the temperature is fairly cool.
    • I knew it was an oasis of cold drinks, cool grasses and music in the park.
    • We have been getting good afternoon showers with fairly cool nights, a welcome change from the heat.
    • And that would be more refreshing than a cool, crisp cola on a hot summer's day.
    • Keep the water cool because the body absorbs water at a cool temperature quicker than if very cold or hot.
    • Cool, cotton clothes are a must in the heat and humidity, but cover up to visit palaces and temples.
    • However, up in the mountainous region like this also brought cold wind and cool temperature.
    • The ocean air was refreshing and a cool breeze had tempered the thick Hawaiian heat.
    • I closed my eyes again and imagined myself in a cool, refreshing blue pool.
    • After the initial shock of the cold, she found the water rather cool and refreshing.
    • Light, comfortable, and cool clothing is a must for carnival in Jamaica.
    • He said putting the top of the can on his lips, enjoying the cool refreshing drink.
    • Debbie's having air con installed today at work so it should be a bit better over there, I'll just have to direct my fan on to the air con unit to keep it cool!
    • It's as if your body is charged with new energy when you bend down on hands and knees, cup your hands and drink the cool, fresh liquid.
    • The air was cool against their skin, contrasting with the heat inside the passageway.
    • The North Sea's cool surface temperature keeps eastern areas colder than those further west.
    • It was the last day of October, a chilly afternoon with cool winds blowing in from the ocean.
    • Convection is the dissipation of heat when relatively cool air passes over exposed skin.
    • It was a beautiful fall day, the kind where the temperature is cool but not too chilly, so you can get away with wearing your jacket open.
    • Leave until cool enough to handle, then peel them and cut into wedges.
    • By cool room temperature I mean an unheated castle in the English countryside in December.
    • Brian filled the glass with nice, cool, fresh beer.
    • The cool and refreshing water caressed his lips, he drank but as he swallowed, his throat sent searing pain to his brain.
    • I remembered that my father wore velvet coats in the winter and cool shirts in the summer.
    • Bring in pots of fuchsia and pelargoniums and keep them in a light, cool frost - free place.
    • He then took off his glasses and started to bring the cool refreshing water up to his face.
    • A pleasantly cool breeze was drifting in though the half-open window behind Maui.
    • The weather was cool enough to wear pants, but not yet cold enough for a jacket.
    • By the 27th, a strong cold front would be bringing strong winds and very cool temperatures.
    • Unseasonably cool weather also contributed to track records in four competition categories.
    • He splashed the water on his face and found it refreshingly cool, he dipped his head under and felt the chill run through his body.
    • Jabu bathed his feet in the cool refreshing river as the cows drank their fill.
    • The beer had been refreshingly good, like a cool breeze in a glass, and I had another.
  • 2

    (reserved, hostile)
    (reception/behavior) frío
    to be cool to / toward sb estar frío con algn
    • Although he sensed a stew of emotions bubbling beneath her cool exterior, she never gave a sign of them in her eyes.
    • Throughout his life Louis treated her with a cool reserve.
    • His relationship with his wife has broken down and his two sons are distant and cool with him.
    • As an actor, Richardson conveys just the right kind of austere intelligence where cool logic triumphs over emotion every time.
    • The one Sunderland player who remained cool under this pressure was Thomas Sorenson.
    • I try to be cool, calm and collective even in some severely testing situations.
    • Most environmental non-governmental organisations have been cool to the idea of funding rehabilitation projects.
    • It is legislation that has been driven by reaction and by emotion rather than cool thought.
    • Despite these additional pressures, the bride-to-be is keeping a cool head.
    • His goal was reward for keeping a cool head and desperately trying to be in the right place at the right time.
    • Britain's first mainstream female football presenter is cool, poised and confident.
    • I wanted to be cool, calm and collected; at least in front of my audience.
    • He was calm, cool and collected, working fast without emotion, just like the others.
    • Now ambulance staff have praised the Wigginton youngster for keeping a cool head and raising the alarm.
    • As difficult as it is to go against your instincts and emotions, you must control them and keep a cool head.
    • King can make plays with his feet, which Gruden loves, and he's very cool under pressure.
    • His voice was so calm, so cool and collected, I almost felt close to swooning.
    • The government s plan to provide corporations with tax incentives to employ new workers over the next three years, starting from this year, has been generally greeted with a cool response.
    • However, the idea has received a cool reception from employers, who believe it is unrealistic for all but a very few companies and employees.
    • 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.
    • His voice cracks with emotion as he tries to retain his cool composure.
    • It's not often, especially in recent times, that his team have looked so cool and unruffled.
    • The World Cup will test Logan's nerve, show if she can stay cool under pressure.
    • He's so cool, calm and collected that he keeps me in check.
    • He is cool and controlled.
  • 3

    • 3.1(calm)

      (person/exterior) sereno
      (person/exterior) tranquilo
      keep cool! no te pongas nervioso
      • to keep a cool head no perder la calma
      • cool, calm and collected tranquilo y sereno
      • to play it cool (take things easy) tomarse las cosas con calma

    • 3.2(unperturbed)

      he's a very cool customer tiene una sangre fría impresionante

  • 4

    • 4.1(trendy, laid-back)

      he's really cool es muy en la onda informal
      • it's cool to like this kind of music si te gusta este tipo de música estás en la onda / estás in
      • those shades are really cool esas gafas de sol molan cantidad
      • There's just something so cool about a band doing a free in-store performance.
      • You will win a really cool prize. A prize so cool, I can't even tell you what it is at risk of upsetting contestants who don't win.
      • The music is cool, with decent people depending on the night and great bartenders.
      • It's an unpretentious medley of old and new - the perfect antidote to the self-consciously cool bars of Dublin.
      • Certainly, as a corrective to some of the more po-faced excesses of cool London club culture, rave was a blast of fresh air, an important rupture.
      • Be happy that you found someone cool to hang out with.
      • I want to devote my thirties to having babies, minding them and being free from the constant pursuit of cool clothes.
      • Across the road is the Turbine Hall, also a cool music venue.
      • Her style is different from anyone else I know, which made her totally cool in my book.
      • I've never been near here before, but the lights of Sydney look so cool at night.
      • You could get a lot of cool free stuff from the manufacturers.
      • Still there was an end aim, a cool bar and cool free food and cool company.
      • It's still cool that we get free memberships and extra bandwidth and whatnot.
      • On Waltz Across America, the band comes together for a very cool live collection of some of their biggest and best songs.
      • It was a hot basement but a cool crowd, free wine, very nice shop, and really good discussion afterwards.
      • Who is going to replace her as the model of cool, trendy fashion on TV?
      • They had great food, there was always a good environment, and they played cool music in the background.
      • It is a very cool collection of photographs from around New York.
      • One of the coolest bands of the 1970s has survived to still make cool music.
      • I eventually went insane but I sure collected a lot of free cool stuff.

    • 4.2(acceptable, all right)

      he's cool es un tío legal Spain informal slang
      • There were a few people who said they were cool with it, but they are totally outweighed by those who decry it as a crime against nature.
      • 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.
      • No, it's cool; I don't mind talking about that.
      • And that's cool if it's going to get you out and involved now, but stay involved after that.

  • 5informal

    (with numbers)
    a cool one million dollars la friolera de un millón de dólares informal
    • an increase of a cool 10% un aumento de ni más ni menos que el 10%
    • It’s got a top speed of 185 and would cost you a cool £110,000 to drive off the forecourt.
    • Belfast’s 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.


  • 1

    (low temperature)
    let's stay here in the cool quedémonos aquí al fresco
    • in the cool of the evening por la tarde cuando está / hace fresco
  • 2

    calma feminine
    to keep one's cool mantener la calma
    • to lose one's cool perder la calma

transitive verb

  • 1

    (room/air) refrigerar
    (enthusiasm/food/engine) enfriar
    to cool sb's temper apaciguar a algn
    • to cool it
    • cool it, you two! we don't want any fights in here ya está bien, que aquí no queremos peleas
    • cool it! he's watching us! disimula, que nos está mirando

intransitive verb


  • 1

    (room/air) refrigerarse
    (enthusiasm/food/engine) enfriarse
    perder el entusiasmo por algn/algo
    to cool toward sb/sth
    • he had cooled toward her/toward the idea of going to the movies ya no estaba tan entusiasmado con ella/con la idea de ir al cine