Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cockpit”

cockpit

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒk.pɪt/ us    /ˈkɑːk-/
the small closed space where the pilot sits in an aircraft, or where the driver sits in a racing carMotor racingParts of aeroplanes
(Definition of cockpit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cockpit?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “cockpit” 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