Translation of "mean" - English-Polish dictionary

mean

adjective uk us /miːn/
UNKIND

B2 unkind and unpleasant

podły, złośliwy
I thought my sister was being mean to me.
NOT GENEROUS mainly UK

B2 A mean person does not like spending money, especially on other people.

skąpy
He's too mean to buy her a ring.
VIOLENT mainly US

A mean person or animal is strong and violent, and makes people frightened.

groźny
He's a big, mean guy.
GOOD [ always before noun ] informal

very good

zabójczy, boski
I make a mean spaghetti.
AVERAGE [ always before noun ]

In maths, a mean number is an average number.

średni
Their mean age at death was 84.6.

(Translation of “mean adjective” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)