Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “baronet”


noun [C]     /ˈbær.ə
a man who has the lowest title of honour that can be given in the UK , below a baron but above a knight , and given from father to son Royalty, aristocracy and titles
(Definition of baronet noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of baronet

Translations of “baronet”

Word of the Day


the art and knowledge involved in preparing and eating good food

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