Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “current”

current

noun [C] (FEELING)    /ˈkʌr.ənt/ US  /ˈkɝː-/
a particular opinion or feeling that a group of people have: There is a growing current of support for green issues among voters.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
(Definition of current noun (FEELING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of current

Definitions of “current” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

neighbourly

friendly or helpful

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