Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “marbled”


adjective     /ˈmɑː.bl̩d/ US  /ˈmɑːr-/
decorated with a delicate pattern consisting of lines and areas of colour : The church has an ornate black and white marbled interior . The plant has green leaves marbled with brownish-purple. The steak was just how he liked - pink , juicy , and marbled with fat .Patterns and shapes
(Definition of marbled adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of marbled

Translations of “marbled”

Word of the Day


a situation in which two people are friends

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More