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[uhn-kool] /ʌnˈkul/
adjective, Slang.
not self-assured or relaxed:
He felt very uncool, making a speech to strangers.
not sophisticated or worldly-wise.
Origin of uncool
1955-60; un-1 + cool ( def 14 ) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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adjective (slang)
unsophisticated; unfashionable
excitable; tense; not cool
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for uncool

1953, in hipster slang, from un- (1) "not" + slang sense of cool (adj.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Uncle Tom

noun phrase

A black man who emulates or adopts the behavior of the white majority; a servile black man; afro-saxon, oreo

[1922+ Black; fr the title character of Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, who was stigmatized as a dishonorably submissive black]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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