Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “nipple”

nipple

noun [C]  /ˈnɪp·əl/ us  
the dark part of the skin in the middle of a human breast, or the similar part of an animal, through which females can supply milk to their young A nipple is also the part of a bottle used for feeding babies through which liquid comes out.
(Definition of nipple from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of nipple?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “nipple” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pint

a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More