Meaning of “neighbour” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] UK US neighbor us uk /ˈneɪbər/
Extra Examples
A man stabbed his neighbour in a dispute over noise.My neighbour saved the day by agreeing to babysit at the last moment.They were evicted after complaints from their neighbours.The ball landed in the neighbour's garden.I've been lumbered with my neighbours' cat while they're away.

A2 someone who lives very near you, especially in the next house:

Our next-door neighbours are always arguing.

B2 someone or something that is near or next to someone or something else:

The French make more films than their European neighbours.

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