kiwi Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "kiwi" - English Dictionary

See all translations

kiwinoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkiː.wiː/

kiwi noun [C] (FRUIT)

(also kiwi fruit, also Chinese gooseberry) an oval fruit with brown skin covered in hairs and bright green flesh

kiwi noun [C] (BIRD)

a New Zealand bird, with a long beak and feathers like hairs, that cannot fly and that is the national symbol of New Zealand

kiwi noun [C] (PERSON)

informal a person from New Zealand
Translations of “kiwi”
in Arabic كيوي (نوع مِن الفاكِهة)…
in Korean 키위…
in Malaysian burung kiwi…
in French kiwi…
in Turkish kivi…
in Italian kiwi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水果, 奇異果…
in Russian киви…
in Polish kiwi…
in Vietnamese chim kivi…
in Spanish kiwi…
in Portuguese kiwi…
in Thai นกกีวี…
in German der Kiwi…
in Catalan kiwi…
in Japanese キウィ…
in Indonesian kiwi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水果, 猕猴桃, 奇异果…
(Definition of kiwi from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of kiwi?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “kiwi” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
sprint

a short and very fast race, such as the 100 metres, or the last part of a longer race that is run as fast as possible

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More