banana republic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “banana republic” in the English Dictionary

"banana republic" in British English

See all translations

banana republicnoun [C]

uk   us   disapproving offensive
a ​smallcountry, ​especially in ​South and Central ​America, that is ​poor, corrupt, and ​badlyruled
(Definition of banana republic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of banana republic?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day