breadcrumbs Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “breadcrumbs” in the English Dictionary

"breadcrumbs" in British English

See all translations

breadcrumbsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈbred.krʌmz/ us   /ˈbred.krʌmz/
  • breadcrumbs noun [plural] (on a website)

specialized also breadcrumb trail internet & telecoms pieces of information, often separated by the sign <, shown at the top of a website to help you find your way around the site by providing links to the last pages you looked at: Breadcrumbs come in handy to show a navigation trail for users clicking through a site.
(Definition of breadcrumbs from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"breadcrumbs" in Business English

See all translations

breadcrumbsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈbredkrʌmz/ us   also cookie crumbs, also breadcrumb trail
IT, INTERNET the history of exactly how you got to a particular website, web page, etc. on the internet, that is recorded and stored on your computer: Breadcrumbs reduce the number of things the user has to do in order to get to a higher-level page.
(Definition of breadcrumbs from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of breadcrumbs?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“breadcrumbs” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunburned

Sunburned skin has become red and sore by being in the strong heat of the sun for too long, or is very suntanned.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More