say when 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 “say when” in the English Dictionary

"say when" in British English

See all translations

say when

said when you are ​pouring a ​drink for someone and you ​want them to ​tell you when to ​stoppouring
(Definition of say when from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"say when" in American English

See all translations

say when

decide when to ​stop or end something: She ​startedpouring the ​water and told me to "say when." Note: Used esp. when giving someone food or drink.
(Definition of say when from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “say when”
in Chinese (Simplified) 斟够了请说一声…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斟夠了請說一聲…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Read More