Cool Beans

DEFINITION of 'Cool Beans'

A slang term used to refer to something favorable that has happened in business. For example, an employee receiving a raise may reply with the words "cool beans," upon receiving the news.

BREAKING DOWN 'Cool Beans'

Cool beans is synonomous with "sweet," "that's great news," "awesome," etc. Cool beans is thought to have been popularized in the 1980s.

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