Meaning of “bronze” in the English Dictionary

"bronze" in British English

See all translations

bronzenoun

uk /brɒnz/ us /brɑːnz/

C2 [ U ] a brown metal made of copper and tin:

The church bells are made of bronze.

[ U ] a dark orange-brown colour, like the metal bronze

[ C ] a statue (= a large artistic object) made of bronze

C1 [ C ] also bronze medal a small, round piece of bronze given to a person who finishes third in a competition:

He got a bronze in the high jump.

More examples

bronzeadjective

uk /brɒnz/ us /brɑːnz/

(Definition of “bronze” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bronze" in American English

See all translations

bronzenoun [ C/U ]

us /brɑnz/

hard, bright brown metal made of copper and tin, or a statue made of this metal

(Definition of “bronze” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)