isle 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 “isle” in the English Dictionary

"isle" in British English

See all translations

islenoun [C]

uk   us   /aɪl/ literary
(used ​especially in ​placenames) an ​island: Explore the more ​remoteCaribbean isles. the Isle of Skye
(Definition of isle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"isle" in American English

See all translations

islenoun [C]

 us   /ɑɪl/
an island , esp. a ​small one
(Definition of isle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “isle”
in Spanish isla…
in Vietnamese hòn đảo…
in Malaysian kepulauan…
in Thai เกาะ…
in French île…
in German die Insel…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤用于地名)岛…
in Turkish ada…
in Russian остров…
in Indonesian pulau…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤用於地名)島…
in Polish wyspa…
What is the pronunciation of isle?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
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