churn verb Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “churn” - Learner’s Dictionary

churn

verb     /tʃɜːn/
SURFACE [T] ( also churn up)
to mix something, especially liquids, with great force: The sea was churned up by heavy winds.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
STOMACH [I]
If your stomach is churning, you have a slight feeling that you are going to vomit, usually because you are nervous.Anxious and worried
BUTTER [T]
to mix milk until it becomes butterDairy products and eggsPreparing foodPreparing food using heat
(Definition of churn verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
cn u txt?
cn u txt?
by ,
June 28, 2016
by Colin McIntosh The advent of social media has seen a huge increase in the use of informal abbreviations, many recently added to the Cambridge Dictionary. We have always had abbreviations, of course. Well-known examples include IOU (for “I owe you”), used to give an informal written guarantee that you will pay back a sum of

Read More 

Word of the Day

frenemy

a person who pretends to be your friend but is in fact an enemy

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More