canopy 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 “canopy” in the English Dictionary

"canopy" in British English

See all translations

canopynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkæn.ə.pi/

canopy noun [C] (COVER)

a ​coverfixed over a ​seat or ​bed, etc. for ​shelter or ​decoration

canopy noun [C] (OF TREES)

the ​branches and ​leaves that ​spread out at the ​top of a ​group of ​treesforming a ​type of ​roof

canopy noun [C] (OF AIRCRAFT)

the ​transparentpart in a ​militaryaircraft that ​covers the ​place where the ​pilotsits

canopy noun [C] (OF PARACHUTE)

the ​largecircularpiece of ​cloth that is the ​mainpart of a parachute
(Definition of canopy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"canopy" in American English

See all translations

canopynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈkæn·ə·pi/
a ​cover like a ​roof for ​shelter or ​decoration, or the ​branches and ​leaves that ​spread out at the ​tops of ​trees in the ​woods: [U] Many ​animalslive in the ​forest canopy.
(Definition of canopy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of canopy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
boarding school

a school where students live and study

Word of the Day