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- ‘the citywide computer network where the kewl people hang out’informal spelling of cool (sense 3 of the adjective)
- ‘The rest of the panel knew better than to pursue that line of questioning with the King of the Kewl Kids.’
- ‘They just think it "sounds kewl".’
- ‘It's kewl that Katie totally noticed that too.’
- ‘My boyfriend likes to take credit for this moment whenever he thinks I'm getting too "kewl" for my own good.’
- ‘Dunno exactly when though, but watch for it, he's a kewl guy.’
- ‘In fact, you were a pioneer of many Web movements and trends, including using "kewl" in 1998.’
- ‘Looks pretty damn kewl to me!’
- ‘I downloaded this KEWL background for my desktop!’
- ‘I thought it would be kewl to show everyone how to do it the easy way.’
- ‘Haha, I just thought that was kewl.’
- ‘Geeks were cool, jargon was kewl.’
- ‘It's like totally funny to watch them all get together and like act like they're sooo kewl—NOT!’
- ‘They are just too kewl.’
- ‘Do we have an intention aside from telling a kewl story to ourselves?’
- ‘A mate has just emailed a kewl link to a fabby site full of those classic computer games from the 1980s.’
- ‘I think everyone should watch this movie because it's totally kewl and WAY better than that stupid book.’
- ‘Wouldn't that be kewl?’
- ‘He's too kewl.’
- ‘Stan is the kewl guy on the show.’
- ‘I even added a kewl song ’
1990s: representing an affected or exaggerated pronunciation of cool.
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