coolheaded

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adjective cool·head·ed \ˈkül-ˌhe-dəd\

Definition of coolheaded

  1. :  not easily excited

Examples of coolheaded in a Sentence

  1. a coolheaded response to the crisis

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First Known Use of coolheaded

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COOLHEADED Defined for English Language Learners

coolheaded

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Definition of coolheaded for English Language Learners

  • : not easily excited : able to think and act in a calm way



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