cool·er noun \ˈkü-lər\
: a container for keeping food or drinks cool
: a cold drink that usually contains alcohol
the cooler : a prison or jail
: lockup, jail; especially : a cell for violent or unmanageable prisoners
: an iced drink usually with an alcoholic beverage as a base
Examples of COOLER
- The sodas are in the cooler.
- <plea-bargained to avoid spending time in the cooler>
First Known Use of COOLER
Related to COOLER
- bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], jail, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]
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