serviette Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “serviette” in the English Dictionary

"serviette" in British English

See all translations

serviettenoun [C]

uk   /ˌsɜː.viˈet/  us   /ˌsɝː-/ UK
a ​squarepiece of ​cloth or ​paper used while you are ​eating for ​protectingyourclothes or ​cleaningyourmouth and ​fingers
Synonym
(Definition of serviette from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"serviette" in American English

See all translations

serviettenoun [C]

 us   /ˌsɜr·viˈet/ Cdn Br
a ​napkin
(Definition of serviette from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “serviette”
in Korean 냅킨…
in Arabic مَنديل مائدة, مَنشفة…
in Malaysian kertas kesat mulut…
in French serviette (de table)…
in Russian салфетка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 餐巾, 餐巾紙…
in Italian tovagliolo…
in Turkish peçete…
in Polish serwetka…
in Spanish servilleta…
in Vietnamese khăn ăn…
in Portuguese guardanapo…
in Thai ผ้าเช็ดปากที่โต๊ะอาหาร…
in German die Serviette…
in Catalan tovalló…
in Japanese (食事中に使う)ナプキン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 餐巾, 餐巾纸…
in Indonesian serbet makan…
What is the pronunciation of serviette?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “serviette”

Word of the Day

costume

the set of clothes typical of a particular country or period of history, or suitable for a particular activity

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More