keep a cool head

idiom

Definition of keep a cool head

: to stay calm It is important to keep a cool head in a crisis.

Learn More about keep a cool head

Statistics for keep a cool head

Cite this Entry

“Keep a cool head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20a%20cool%20head. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

Comments on keep a cool head

What made you want to look up keep a cool head? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Here Be Dragons: A Creature Identification Quiz

  • monster werewolf photo
  • Which is a synonym of werewolf?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!