Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “Teflon”

Teflon

noun [U]     /ˈtef.lɒn/ US  /-lɑːn/ trademark
a plastic that is very smooth and does not have chemical reactions with other substances. It is used in industry and as a surface for cooking pans so that food does not stick to the pan.Pots and pansPlastics and rubber
(Definition of Teflon noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of Teflon

More definitions for “Teflon”

Definitions of “Teflon” in other dictionaries

Translations of “Teflon”

Word of the Day

warm-up

something that you do to prepare yourself for an activity, especially gentle exercises before a physical activity

Word of the Day

Blog

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