sampler 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 “sampler” in the English Dictionary

"sampler" in British English

See all translations

samplernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɑːm.plər/  us   /ˈsæm.plɚ/

sampler noun [C] (CLOTH)

a ​decorativepiece of ​cloth with ​letters, words, ​pictures, etc. ​sewed on it, made ​especially in the past and often ​hung on the ​wall like a ​picture

sampler noun [C] (MUSIC)

specialized music a ​device that ​allows you to ​recordparts of other people's ​songs and then use these ​parts to ​create new ​pieces of ​music

sampler noun [C] (PRODUCT)

a ​product that ​contains some ​examples or ​features of something, so that ​customers can get an ​idea of what it is like: The ​full Mozart Collection is ​available on 45 CDs, or you can ​buy a more ​modest sampler of 12 CDs.
(Definition of sampler from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sampler" in Business English

See all translations

samplernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɑːmplər/  us   /ˈsæmplɚ/ COMMERCE
a ​collection that contains some ​examples of something, so that you can get an ​idea of what it is like: The Mozart Record Edition is on 45 compact ​disks by Philips, but Decca is ​offering a more ​modest sampler of about a ​dozen compact ​discs.
(Definition of sampler from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sampler”
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣服, (旧时的)刺绣样本,绣花样品…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣服, (舊時的)刺繡樣本,繡花樣品…
What is the pronunciation of sampler?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

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