Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “airing cupboard”

airing cupboard

noun [C]     UK
a heated cupboard where clothes , sheets , etc. that have been washed and are almost dry are put so that they can become completely dry Furniture for storage
(Definition of airing cupboard noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of airing cupboard

Definitions of “airing cupboard” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day


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