Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “feng shui”

See all translations

feng shui

noun [U] uk   /ˌfʊŋˈʃweɪ/ /ˌfeŋˈʃuːi/ us  
an ancient Chinese belief that the way your house is built or the way that you arrange objects affects your success, health, and happiness: It's good feng shui to have a loving animal in your home. a feng shui consultant
Translations of “feng shui”
in Chinese (Traditional) 風水…
in Russian фенг шуй…
in Turkish eski Çin'de evin inşa biçimi ve eşyaların düzenlenme şeklinin başarı, sağlık ve mutluluğa etki edeceği inancı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风水…
in Polish feng shui…
(Definition of feng shui from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of feng shui?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “feng shui” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More