cool beans


used like cool to express agreement or approval
… there was no denying his claim; he indeed had a pair of Evening Grosbeaks on his feeder. Cool beans! Mike O'Connor"Cool beans," she answered, giving me a thumbs-up. R. J. Palacio

Word History

First Known Use

1985, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cool beans was in 1985

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“Cool beans.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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