miniature Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “miniature” in the English Dictionary

"miniature" in British English

See all translations

miniatureadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/

miniaturenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
(Definition of miniature from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"miniature" in American English

See all translations

miniatureadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈmɪn·i·əˌtʃʊr, -tʃər/
very ​small: She has dollhouse ​filled with miniature ​furniture.

miniaturenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɪn·i·əˌtʃʊr, -tʃər/
(of an ​object) the ​state of being much ​smaller than the thing it ​represents, or such an ​object: [U] She ​bought a ​model of the Empire ​State Building in miniature.
(Definition of miniature from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “miniature”
in Korean 소형의…
in Arabic صَغير جِدًا…
in Malaysian kecil…
in French miniature…
in Russian миниатюрный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 微型的, 小型的, 微小的…
in Italian in miniatura, in scala ridotta…
in Turkish son derece küçük/ufak, minyatür…
in Polish miniaturowy…
in Spanish miniatura…
in Vietnamese tiểu, nhỏ…
in Portuguese em miniatura…
in Thai เล็กมาก…
in German Miniatur-……
in Catalan diminut, en miniatura…
in Japanese 小型の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 微型的, 小型的, 微小的…
in Indonesian bentuk mini…
What is the pronunciation of miniature?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“miniature” in American English

More meanings of “miniature”

Word of the Day

carnival

(a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More