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
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More