uncool

adjective un·cool \ ˌən-ˈkül \
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of uncool

1 : lacking in assurance, sophistication, or self-control
2 : failing to accord with the values or styles (as of dress or behavior) of a particular group : not accepted or admired as cool or proper
  • driving an uncool car
  • an uncool remark

Examples of uncool in a Sentence

  1. Her parents' car is totally uncool.

  2. It's uncool to lie to your friends.

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First Known Use of uncool

1953

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of uncool for English Language Learners

  • : not popular or fashionable

  • : not respectable or acceptable


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