cooler heads prevail

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of cooler heads prevail

:calmer or less angry people have a dominant influence
  • A fight was avoided when cooler heads prevailed.

Word by Word Definitions

cooler play
  1. : one that cools: such as

  2. : a container for cooling liquids

  3. : refrigerator

prevail play
  1. : to gain ascendancy through strength or superiority : triumph

  2. : to be or become effective or effectual

  3. : to use persuasion successfully


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