full moon 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 “full moon” in the English Dictionary

"full moon" in British English

See all translations

full moonnoun [S]

uk   us  
the ​moon when it is ​shaped like a ​completedisc, or a ​time when it is: There's a ​fullmoontonight.
(Definition of full moon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"full moon" in American English

See all translations

full moonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfʊl ˈmun/
a phase (= ​regularchange in ​shape) of the moon in which all of ​itssurface can be ​seen from the ​earth
(Definition of full moon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “full moon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 满月(时), 望月(时)…
in Turkish dolunay…
in Russian полнолуние…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滿月(時), 望月(時)…
in Polish pełnia (Księżyca)…
What is the pronunciation of full moon?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More