Meaning of “Camembert” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"Camembert" in British English

See all translations

Camembertnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈkæm.əm.beər/ us /ˈkæm.əm.ber/

Examples from literature

  • As-with Brie and with oysters, Camembert should be eaten only in the "R" months, and of these September is the best. 
  • Besides naming this Berry cheese, Tour Eiffel serves as a picturesque label and trademark for a brand of Camembert. 
  • Camembert is equally good on thin slices of apple, pineapple, pear, French "flute" or pumpernickel. 
  • It has the advantage over Camembert, made in the same region, in that it may be manufactured during the summer months when skim milk is plentiful and cheap. 
  • Such a delicate dessert is a favorite with the ladies, since some of them find a prime Camembert a bit too strong if taken straight. 

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