earthenware definition, meaning - what is earthenware in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “earthenware”

See all translations

earthenware

adjective uk   /ˈɜː.θən.weər/  us   /ˈɜːr.θən.wer/
made of quite rough clay, often shaped with the hands: earthenware mugs/bowls

earthenware

noun [U] uk   /ˈɜː.θən.weər/  us   /ˈɜːr.θən.wer/
plates, bowls, cups, etc. that are made of rough clay
Translations of “earthenware”
in Korean 도기…
in Arabic أواني خَزفِيّة…
in Portuguese louça de barro…
in Catalan terrissa…
in Japanese 土器…
in Italian terracotta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 硬陶的, 陶製的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 硬陶的, 陶制的…
(Definition of earthenware from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of earthenware?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

airwaves

the radio waves used for broadcasting radio and television programmes, or, more generally, radio or television broadcasting time

Word of the Day

They sometimes go here and they never go there: using adverbs of frequency

by Liz Walter,
April 29, 2015
Sometimes, always, often, never: these are some of the most common words in English.  Unfortunately, they are also some of the words that cause the most problems for students. Many of my students put them in the wrong place, often because that’s where they go in their own languages. They say things

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Contestants…suck on a modified vaper until they’ve filled their chest cavity with enough vaporised nicotine “e-juice” to shoot out a belch of white smoke upwards of 4ft long.

Read More