cooler: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (k'lur), [key]
— n.
  1. a container or apparatus, as an insulated chest, in which something may be cooled or kept cool.
  2. anything that cools or makes cool; refrigerant.
  3. an air conditioner.
  4. a tall drink, consisting of liquor, soda, and a fruit garnish.
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  6. jail: He was in the cooler for three months for petty theft.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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