cove Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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

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

“cove” in British English

“cove” in American English

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


to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More