mirror 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 "mirror" - English Dictionary

See all translations

mirrornoun

uk   /ˈmɪr.ər/  us   //

mirror noun (GLASS)

A2 [C] a piece of glass with a shiny, metal-covered back that reflects light, producing an image of whatever is in front of it: the bathroom mirror She was looking at her reflection in the mirror.
More examples

mirror noun (REPRESENT)

be a mirror of sth to represent or show something honestly: The movie is a mirror of daily life in wartime Britain.

mirrorverb [T]

uk   /ˈmɪr.ər/  us   //
to represent something honestly: Our newspaper aims to mirror the opinions of ordinary people. to be very similar to something: Her on-screen romances seem to mirror her experiences in her private life.
Translations of “mirror”
in Arabic مِرْآة…
in Korean 거울…
in Malaysian cermin…
in French miroir…
in Turkish ayna…
in Italian specchio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玻璃, 鏡,鏡子…
in Russian зеркало…
in Polish lustro, lusterko…
in Vietnamese gương…
in Spanish espejo…
in Portuguese espelho…
in Thai กระจก…
in German der Spiegel…
in Catalan mirall…
in Japanese 鏡…
in Indonesian cermin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玻璃, 镜,镜子…
(Definition of mirror from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of mirror?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “mirror” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
child benefit

money received regularly by families from the government to help pay for the costs of taking care of children

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 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More