To act calm and remain relaxed

Etymology:

  • It is one of the oldest expressions that people used to describe a cool person. Most of the people used this expression to tell about a person, who acts calm during stressful or difficult situation. It was later found out that cucumbers are natural coolers and the best summer salad. Due to the cool nature of cucumber this expression came into existence. Now this term is used for well-composed people, who do not lose their temper or know how to act or manage a challenging situation.
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Lesley was not harmed by the effects of campaign against her; she always appeared and acted cool as a cucumber.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Cool As a Cucumber':

cool as a cucumberCalm and composed even in difficult or frustrating situations; self-possessed.
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بارد كخيار

wörtlich: kalt wie eine Gurke; sinngemäß: kalt wie Eis

fresco come un cetriolo

Fajny jak ogórek

cool som en gurka

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