Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “polka dot”

polka dot

noun [C usually pl]  /ˈpoʊ·kə ˌdɑt/ us  
one of many round spots that form a pattern on cloth: a polka-dot bow tie
(Definition of polka dot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of polka dot?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “polka dot” in other dictionaries

Translations of “polka dot”

Word of the Day

nip

to press something quickly and quite hard between two objects, especially sharp objects such as teeth or nails

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