coolly

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

coolly (comparative more coolly, superlative most coolly)

  1. In a cool, unpanicked or collected manner.
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 4, The Younger Set[1]:
      Both Selwyn and Lansing cut in coolly, dismissing the matter with a careless word or two ; and coffee was served—cambric tea in Drina's case.
    • 2011 October 2, Aled Williams, “Swansea 2 - 0 Stoke”, BBC Sport Wales:
      Graham secured victory with five minutes left, coolly lifting the ball over Asmir Begovic.

Adjective[edit]

coolly (comparative more coolly, superlative most coolly)

  1. (obsolete) coolish; somewhat cool
    • Spenser
      Keeping my sheep amongst the coolly shade of the green alders.