play it cool

play it cool
informal to pretend to be calmer, or to be less interested in something or someone, than you really are.

Sometimes if you play it cool with a guy he gets more interested.

Play it cool. Don't let them know how much you need the money.

(often an order)

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  • play it cool — To act in a deliberately controlled and calm manner • • • Main Entry: ↑cool * * * play it cool informal phrase to behave calmly and not show that you are worried about something Thesaurus: to stop, control or not show emotionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Play It Cool — can refer to:* Play It Cool (Super Furry Animals song) * Play It Cool (Wilber Pan album), an album by Wilber Pan …   Wikipedia

  • play it cool — 1. tv. to do something while not revealing insecurities or incompetence. (See also cool.) □ Play it cool, man. Look like you belong there. □ If the boss walks in, just play it cool. 2. tv. to hold one’s temper. □ Come on now. Let it pass. Play it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • play it cool — be calm, do not become excited, chill out    If Lisa tells you she s pregnant, play it cool. Don t become angry …   English idioms

  • Play It Cool (film) — Play it Cool is a 1962 British musical film directed by Michael Winner and starring Billy Fury, Michael Anderson Jr., Dennis Price, Richard Wattis and Anna Palk.External links*imdb title|0056353 …   Wikipedia

  • Play It Cool (Wilber Pan album) — Infobox Album Name = Wan Ku 玩酷 Type = studio Artist = Wilber Pan Released = September 14 2007 Recorded = Genre = Pop, Hip Hop, Rap Length = Label = Universal Music Producer = Reviews = Last album = Around the World 反轉地球 (2006) This album = Play… …   Wikipedia

  • Play It Cool (Super Furry Animals song) — Infobox Single Name = Play It Cool Artist = Super Furry Animals from Album = Radiator Released = 22 September, 1997 Format = CD (CRESCD275) MC (CRECS275) 7 poster pack (CRE275) Recorded = Genre = Alternative rock Length = 10:24 Label = Creation… …   Wikipedia

  • play it cool — verb to act cool …   Wiktionary

  • play it cool — informal make an effort to be or appear to be unconcerned. → play …   English new terms dictionary

  • Play it cool — be cautious and shrewd; keep composure under difficult circumstances; act cautiously …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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