Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “fountain pen”

See all translations

fountain pen

noun [C] uk   us  
a pen whose nib (= the point at the end that you write with) is supplied with ink from a container inside it
Translations of “fountain pen”
in Korean 만년필…
in Arabic قَلَم حِبر…
in Portuguese caneta-tinteiro…
in Catalan ploma estilogràfica…
in Japanese 万年筆…
in Italian penna stilografica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自來水筆…
in Russian перьевая ручка…
in Turkish dolma kalem…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自来水笔…
in Polish wieczne pióro…
(Definition of fountain pen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of fountain pen?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “fountain pen” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More