Translation of "plain" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /pleɪn/ us /pleɪn/

B1 simple and not complicated

ordinario, comune, semplice
plain food cibo semplice
Can you explain that in plain English? Me lo puoi spiegare in parole semplici?

B1 not mixed with other colours

a tinta unita
a plain blue carpet un tappeto blu a tinta unica

obvious and clear

palese, manifesto, ovvio
It’s plain that she is not happy here. È ovvio che non è contenta qui.
be plain sailing

UK to be very easy

essere molto facile
noun uk /pleɪn/ us /pleɪn/

also plains [ plural ] a large area of flat land


(Translation of “plain” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)