n. (alternative spelling of chillout English) vb. 1 (context idiomatic slang English) To relax or take time out; to calm down. ''Also'' '''chill'''. 2 (context idiomatic slang somewhat dated English) To hang out; spend time together with another person or group. ''Also'' '''chill'''.
Chill Out is an album by reggae band Black Uhuru, released in 1982 (see 1982 in music). The album was recorded at Channel One Studios in Jamaica and produced by Sly & Robbie. Featuring The Revolutionaries, an influential session group, Chill Out, together with its dub companion The Dub Factor, is widely considered a classic of reggae music.
Chill Out peaked at #146 on Billboard's (North America) Pop Albums chart.
Chill out may mean:
- Chill out music, a laid-back style of music
- Chill Out, an album by KLF
- Chill Out (Black Uhuru album)
- Chill Out, an album by John Lee Hooker
Chill Out is the third studio album by The KLF, and the first album under the name, released in February 1990. An ambient house concept album, it portrays a mythical night-time journey up the US Gulf Coast from Texas into Louisiana. The album is a continuous composition, in which sampled music (including Elvis Presley, Fleetwood Mac, Acker Bilk and Tuvan throat singers), vocal samples and sound effects are overlaid with original music.
Usage examples of "chill out".
Even the low fire, fed by both dried dung and the peat dug by the lancers on disciplinary duty, fails to lift all the chill out of the study.
A hot bath was what he wanted, to take away the sweat and soak the chill out, but that would come when there had been time to heat the big kettle in the back room.
We know he had an attitude when he left, and may have just gone somewhere to chill out till daybreak.
The morning sun shone down on her, taking the chill out of the misty air and warming the dark wool of her skirts.
I had to go find my old lair in Beverly Hills to chill out, or the old guys in the cabin would have been toast!
There was a good fire in the fireplace, though, quite enough to take the chill out of the air, and on the whole it was a pleasant place, all of age-and smoke-blackened wood.
As we gathered the napkin rings, my niece plopped a golf ball into her melted chocolate ice cream, splashing it on the beige carpet, and was taken to the TV room to chill out with Barney.