Meaning of “mare” in the English Dictionary

"mare" in British English

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marenoun [ C ]

uk /meər/ us /mer/

mare noun [ C ] (HORSE)

an adult female horse


mare noun [ C ] (WOMAN)

UK very informal a way of talking to or about a woman that shows a lack of respect:

You stupid mare!

mare noun [ C ] (SITUATION)

UK informal a difficult or unpleasant situation or experience:

I had a real mare trying to get the printer working again.

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

"mare" in American English

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marenoun [ C ]

us /meər/

(Definition of “mare” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)