dairy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “dairy” in the English Dictionary

"dairy" in British English

See all translations

dairyadjective

uk   /ˈdeə.ri/  us   /ˈder.i/
B2 used to refer to cows that are used for producing milk, rather than meat, or to foods that are made from milk, such as cream, butter, and cheese: dairy cattle dairy farmers dairy products

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

dairynoun

uk   /ˈdeə.ri/  us   /ˈder.i/
[C] a place on a farm where milk and cream are kept and cheese and butter are made, or a company that supplies milk and products made from milk
[U] foods that are made from milk, such as cream, butter, and cheese: a dairy-free diet I was advised not to eat too much dairy.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

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

"dairy" in American English

See all translations

dairynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdeər·i/
a place on a farm where milk and cream are kept and cheese and butter are made, a company that supplies milk and products made from milk, or milk and products made from milk: [U] She eats no meat and very little dairy. [U] I’ll only buy nonfat dairy products.
(Definition of dairy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dairy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“dairy” in British English

A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

droid

a robot (= a machine controlled by computer) that is made to look like a human

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More