lose one's cool

idiom
variants: also US blow one's cool
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lose one's cool

informal
:to suddenly become very angry :fail to maintain control of one's feelings
  • She rarely loses her cool.
  • He lost his cool and yelled at me.
  • After listening patiently, he finally blew his cool.

Word by Word Definitions

lose play
  1. : to bring to destruction

  2. : damn

  3. : to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place

cool play
  1. : moderately cold : lacking in warmth

  2. : marked by steady dispassionate calmness and self-control

  3. : lacking ardor or friendliness

  1. : to become cool : lose heat or warmth

  2. : to lose ardor or passion

  3. : to make cool : impart a feeling of coolness to

  1. : a cool time, place, or situation

  2. : absence of excitement or emotional involvement : detachment

  3. : poise, composure

  1. : in a casual and nonchalant manner


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