spleen Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “spleen” in the English Dictionary

"spleen" in British English

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uk   us   /spliːn/

spleen noun (ORGAN)

[C] an ​organ near the ​stomach that ​produces and ​cleans the body's ​blood

spleen noun (ANGER)

[U] formal a ​feeling of ​anger and ​disagreement: mainly UK She ​threatened, in a fit/​burst of spleen, to ​resign. Shareholders used the ​conference as an ​opportunity to venttheir spleen on (= get ​angry with) the Board of Directors.
(Definition of spleen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spleen”
in Spanish bazo…
in Vietnamese lá lách, tì…
in Malaysian limpa…
in Thai ม้าม…
in French rate…
in German die Milz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 器官, 脾…
in Indonesian limpa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 器官, 脾…
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