coolly coolly  /ˈku li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a composed and unconcerned manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In New York, Epstein coolly declared that Lennon himself was getting a little religion.
  2. This first film in the series set the Bond-girl standard, as spectacularly embodied by Andress, the coolly carnal Swiss miss.
  3. But Sheriff Pat Mansfield, with a gold-plated badge glittering on his sports shirt, looked coolly confident in a knot of armed deputies.

News

  1. 5 ways the Internet welcomed Hillary Clinton to Twitter

    Hillary Clinton inadvertently won over the Internet when a photo of her coolly typing away at her Blackberry with sunglasses on (inside a plane, no less) went viral.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. All-Area Softball Small Schools Player of the Year: Corrie Boggess, American Heritage, Sr.

    There she was, right in the center of another nail-biter on the state championship-game mound. American Heritage ace Corrie Boggess coolly escaped jam after jam in the Class 3A state final.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

  3. Soccer-Poland thwarted by Sidorenco's first international goal

    June 7 (Reuters) - Poland's World Cup qualifying hopes took another serious knock when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Group H strugglers Moldova in Chisinau on Friday. Captain Jakub Blaszczykowski gave the visitors a seventh-minute lead when he coolly slotted the ball home following a perfect through pass from Borussia Dortmund team mate Robert Lewandowski. Eugeniu Sidorenco equalised from a ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "The transitional bill will be prepared almost straight away but we are not in a position to produce it of course until early next year when parliament resumes," AFP cited Rudd as saying. "We intend to proceed calmly, coolly and...
    on Dec 2, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Bloomberg

  2. "Instead of putting its plan before all Australians -- so it can be considered calmly and coolly -- Telstra seeks to whip up public anxiety about self-manufactured obstacles in its path," Mr Samuel told the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and...
    on May 15, 2007 By: Graeme Samuel Source: Australian IT

  3. "The film's visual style is as coolly iconoclastic" as the band is, Janet Maslin wrote in The Times in 1984. "Mr. Demme has captured both the look and the spirit of this live performance with a daring and precision that match the group's...
    on Oct 9, 2009 By: Janet Maslin Source: New York Times

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