Meaning of “model” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈmɒdəl/
Extra Examples
She was the child of two models and, consequently, she was very tall.She tried to imitate the way the models walked.His girlfriend is a model.The photographer is married to a model.One of the models tripped and fell on the catwalk.

B1 someone whose job is to wear fashionable clothes, be in photographs, etc in order to advertise things:

a fashion model

A2 a smaller copy of a real object, often used to show how something works or what it looks like:

He makes models as a hobby.

someone or something that is an example for others to copy:

a model of good behaviour

A2 a design of machine or car that is made by a particular company:

I think her car is a slightly older model.
→ See also role model

(Definition of “model noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)