Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “deserted”

See all translations

deserted

adjective uk   /dɪˈzɜː.tɪd/ us    /-ˈzɝː.t̬ɪd/

deserted adjective (EMPTY)

C1 If a place is deserted, there are no people in it: a deserted building/street The coastal resorts are deserted in winter.

deserted adjective (LEFT BEHIND)

left alone in a difficult situation: a deserted wife
Translations of “deserted”
in Korean 사람이 없는…
in Arabic مَهْجور…
in Portuguese deserto…
in Catalan desert…
in Japanese さびれた…
in Italian deserto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空曠的, 空無一人的,空曠的,空蕩蕩的…
in Russian пустынный…
in Turkish terkedilmiş, virane…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空旷的, 空无一人的,空旷的,空荡荡的…
in Polish opustoszały…
(Definition of deserted from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of deserted?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “deserted”

Definitions of “deserted” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More