When I asked them what they thought of the film, one of them shrugged and said coolly: “Not much emotion.”
The Mumbai attacks were so well planned and so coolly carried out that it felt like a military operation.
Davies did indeed demonstrate remarkable presence of mind of her own in coolly pressing her fingers on the wound and calling 911.
In the meantime, the police seem to have caught the arsonists and last week went by coolly enough.
Instead of playing for overtime, Brady coolly led the Pats down the field to the St. Louis 30.
"If you have come here to——" he heard Consuello say, coolly, evenly.
"Taken the first step toward a good dinner," said the other, coolly.
Mair by token,” said Swertha, coolly, “I will see what his father thinks about it.
"Nothing, only you locked the door by mistake," said Ben, coolly.
"That is an old check signed by Philip Anson," he said, coolly.
Old English col "not warm" (but usually not as severe as cold), also, of persons, "unperturbed, undemonstrative," from Proto-Germanic *koluz (cf. Middle Dutch coel, Dutch koel, Old High German kuoli, German kühl "cool," Old Norse kala "be cold"), from PIE root *gel- "cold, to freeze" (see cold (adj.)).
Applied since 1728 to large sums of money to give emphasis to amount. Meaning "calmly audacious" is from 1825. Slang use for "fashionable" is 1933, originally Black English; modern use as a general term of approval is from late 1940s, probably from bop talk and originally in reference to a style of jazz; said to have been popularized in jazz circles by tenor saxophonist Lester Young. Related: Coolly.
c.1400, "coldness, coolness," from cool (adj.). Meaning "one's self-control, composure" (the thing you either keep or lose) is from 1966.
Old English colian, "to lose warmth," also figuratively, "to lose ardor," from the root of cool (adj.). Meaning "to cause to lose warmth" is from late 14c. Related: Cooled; cooling.