Definition of lukewarm
- a lukewarm bath
- lukewarm coffee
- gave them only lukewarm support
- a lukewarm review
- lukewarm applause
I hate drinking lukewarm coffee.
Our plan got a lukewarm reception.
The producer was lukewarm about her script.
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arctic, bitter, bleak, chill, chilly, cold, freezing, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, iced, icy, nippy, polar, raw, sharp, snappy, snowy, subfreezing, subzero, ultracold, winterly, wintry (also wintery);
: slightly warm
: not enthusiastic : not having or showing energy or excitement
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