Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “trout”

See all translations

trout

noun uk   /traʊt/ us  

trout noun (FISH)

[C or U] ( plural trout or trouts) a fish that is a popular food, especially a brown type that lives in rivers and lakes or a silver type that lives in the sea but returns to rivers to produce its eggs: Thousands of young salmon and trout have been killed by the pollution. Loch Leven is famous for its trout fishing. [U] the flesh of this fish eaten as food: I love smoked trout, don't you?

trout noun (PERSON)

[C] ( plural trouts) UK informal an old person, especially a woman, who is unpleasant or not attractive: She's a miserable old trout who complains about everything.
Translations of “trout”
in Korean 송어…
in Arabic الأطروط (سَمَك نَهري)…
in French truite…
in Turkish alabalık…
in Italian trota…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 鮭魚,鱒魚, 鮭魚肉,鱒魚肉…
in Russian форель…
in Polish pstrąg…
in Spanish trucha…
in Portuguese truta…
in German die Forelle…
in Catalan truita…
in Japanese ニジマス, トラウト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 鲑鱼,鳟鱼, 鲑鱼肉,鳟鱼肉…
(Definition of trout from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of trout?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “trout”

Definitions of “trout” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

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