Meaning of “cellar” in the English Dictionary

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"cellar" in British English

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cellarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsel.ər/ us /ˈsel.ɚ/

B2 a room under the ground floor of a building, usually used for storing things

Examples

  • He's got an impressively large store of wine in his cellar.
  • He led us down a small staircase into a dank, dark cellar.
  • We had to fumigate the cellar to get rid of cockroaches.
  • This house has a large cellar which is excellent for storage.
  • They cleared out the cellar and transformed it into a lovely playroom for the kids.

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

"cellar" in American English

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cellarnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsel·ər/

a room under the ground floor of a building, esp. a house, that is usually used for storage

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