Translation of "leak" - English-Korean dictionary


verb uk /liːk/ us /lik/

If a container leaks, it allows liquid or gas to come out when it should not.

The bottle had leaked and the bag was all wet.

to tell people information that is secret

Details of the report had been leaked to the press.
noun uk /liːk/ us /lik/

a hole in something that a liquid or gas comes out of

새는 구멍
There is a leak in the roof.

an act of telling people secret information


(Translation of “leak” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)