Examples of lukewarm in a sentence
I hate drinking lukewarm coffee.
Our plan got a lukewarm reception.
The producer was lukewarm about her script.
Origin and Etymology of lukewarm
Middle English, from luke lukewarm + warm; probably akin to Old High German lāo lukewarm — more at lee
First Known Use: 14th century
LUKEWARM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lukewarm for English Language Learners
: slightly warm
: not enthusiastic : not having or showing energy or excitement
LUKEWARM Defined for Kids
Definition of lukewarm for Students
1 : slightly warm lukewarm water
2 : not very interested or eager We got a lukewarm response.
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