arcade Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “arcade” in the English Dictionary

"arcade" in British English

See all translations

arcadenoun [C]

uk   /ɑːˈkeɪd/  us   /ɑːr-/
a ​coveredarea or ​passage in which there are ​shops: a shopping arcade a ​coveredpassagejoined to a ​building on one ​side and with ​columns and arches along the other ​side
(Definition of arcade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"arcade" in American English

See all translations

arcadenoun [C]

 us   /ɑrˈkeɪd/
an ​area where there are many ​electronic or other coin-operated ​games for the ​public: video-game arcades a ​carnival arcade An arcade is also a ​coveredarea between ​buildings, esp. one with ​arches and ​columns where there are ​shops.
(Definition of arcade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"arcade" in Business English

See all translations

arcadenoun [C]

uk   us   /ɑːˈkeɪd/ COMMERCE
a ​coveredarea or ​passage containing ​stores: shopping arcade
(Definition of arcade from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of arcade?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “arcade”

Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More