cove 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 “cove” in the English Dictionary

"cove" in British English

See all translations

covenoun [C]

uk   /kəʊv/  us   /koʊv/

cove noun [C] (COAST)

a ​curvedpart of a ​coast that ​partlysurrounds an ​area of ​water
Compare

cove noun [C] (MAN)

UK old-fashioned a man: He's an odd-looking cove.
(Definition of cove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cove" in American English

See all translations

covenoun [C]

 us   /koʊv/
a ​curvedpart of a ​coast that ​partlyencloses an ​area of ​water; a ​small bay
(Definition of cove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cove”
in Spanish cala, ensenada…
in Vietnamese vịnh…
in Malaysian teluk kecil…
in Thai อ่าวเล็ก ๆ…
in French anse…
in German kleine Bucht…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海岸, 小海湾,小湾…
in Turkish koy, körfez…
in Russian бухта…
in Indonesian teluk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海岸, 小海灣,小灣…
in Polish zatoczka…
What is the pronunciation of cove?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

SMART Thesaurus: Bays & gulfs

“cove”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day