Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tepid”

See all translations

tepid

adjective uk   /ˈtep.ɪd/ us  

tepid adjective (NOT WARM)

(of liquid) not very warm

tepid adjective (NOT ENTHUSIASTIC)

A tepid reaction is not enthusiastic: I got a tepid response to my suggestion.
Translations of “tepid”
in Korean 미지근한…
in Arabic فاتِر…
in French tiède…
in Turkish ılık…
in Italian tiepido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 微熱的, (液體)溫熱的,微熱的…
in Russian чуть теплый…
in Polish letni…
in Spanish tibio, poco entusiasta/caluroso…
in Portuguese morno, tépido…
in German lauwarm, lau…
in Catalan tebi…
in Japanese (液体が)ぬるい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 微热的, (液体)温热的,微热的…
(Definition of tepid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tepid?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tepid” in other dictionaries

SMART Thesaurus: Warm

“tepid”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More