pale Meaning in the Cambridge Essential English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "pale" in Essential English Dictionary

pale

adjective
 
/peɪl/
pale blue, green, red, etc. A2 light blue, green, red, etc.: a pale yellow dress
If your face is pale, it has less colour than usual because you are ill: You look a bit pale – are you all right?
Translations of “pale”
in Arabic شاحِب…
in Korean 창백한…
in Malaysian pucat…
in French pâle…
in Turkish uçuk, solgun, donuk…
in Italian pallido…
in Chinese (Traditional) (臉色或膚色)蒼白的,白的, 暗淡的, 淺的,淡的…
in Russian бледный…
in Polish blady…
in Vietnamese nhợt nhạt, tái…
in Spanish pálido, claro…
in Portuguese pálido…
in Thai ซีด, (สี) ซีด…
in German blaß…
in Catalan pàl·lid…
in Japanese (顔が)青白い…
in Indonesian pucat, warna muda…
in Chinese (Simplified) (脸色或肤色)苍白的,白的, 暗淡的, 浅的,淡的…
(Definition of pale from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

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