Simple Definition of lukewarm
: slightly warm
: not enthusiastic : not having or showing energy or excitement
Examples of lukewarm
I hate drinking lukewarm coffee.
Our plan got a lukewarm reception.
The producer was lukewarm about her script.
Origin of lukewarm
Middle English, from luke lukewarm + warm; probably akin to Old High German lāo lukewarm — more at lee
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with lukewarm
art form, aswarm, barnstorm, brainstorm, by-form, by storm, conform, deform, Delorme, dust storm, firestorm, free-form, hailstorm, ice storm, inform, L-form, landform, life-form, line storm, perform, planform, platform, preform, rainstorm, re-form, reform, sandstorm, slip form, snowstorm, transform, triform, waveform, windstorm
LUKEWARM Defined for Kids
Definition of lukewarm
1 : slightly warm <lukewarm water>
2 : not very interested or eager <We got a lukewarm response.>
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