chocolate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “chocolate” in the English Dictionary

"chocolate" in British English

See all translations

chocolatenoun

uk   /ˈtʃɒk.lət/  us   /ˈtʃɑːk-/
A1 [C or U] a ​sweet, usually ​brown, ​food made from ​cacaoseeds, that is usually ​sold in a ​block, or a ​smallsweet made from this: a ​bar of chocolate chocolate ​biscuits/​mousse milk/​dark/​white chocolate I took her a box of chocolates. [C or U] UK →  hot chocolate [U] a ​darkbrowncolour

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

chocolate
adjective uk   us  
of a ​darkbrowncolour
(Definition of chocolate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chocolate" in American English

See all translations

chocolatenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈtʃɑk·lət, ˈtʃɔk-/
a ​food made from ​cocoa and often ​sugar, usually ​brown and ​eaten as ​candy or used in other ​food such as ​cakes: [U] chocolate ​icecream [C] a ​box of chocolates (= ​candies made of chocolate)
(Definition of chocolate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of chocolate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“chocolate” in British English

Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More