Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cabin”


noun [C]     /ˈkæbɪn/
HOUSE a small, simple house made of wood: a log cabinHouses and homes
SHIP a small room to sleep in on a shipParts of ships and boatsRooms
AIRCRAFT B1 the area where passengers sit on an aircraftParts of aeroplanes
(Definition of cabin noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “cabin”

Definitions of “cabin” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


the quality of knowing someone very well, liking them a lot, and wanting to spend a lot of time together

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More