What Does Cool Mean?

Cool means "Good," "Relaxed," or "Stylish."

The word cool is one of the most popular slang words in the English language. Since at least the 1950s, cool has been widely used to express approval or admiration.

Summary of Key Points

"Good, Relaxed, Stylish" is the most common definition for Cool on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Good, Relaxed, Stylish
Type:Word (Slang)
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s


An Academic Look at Cool

Cool is a slang word. Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and the use of which are often restricted to a specific context.

Slang words are often used by a particular group of users. However, the word cool is almost universally recognized and used with the same meanings throughout all ethnic and social groups.

Example of Cool Used in a Text


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