Meaning of “plastic” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˈplæstɪk/
Extra Examples
Local industries manufacture plastic products, boats, and clothing.The middle layer is made of plastic.The screen is made of transparent plastic.Crude oil is used as the raw material for making plastics.She carried the shopping home in plastic bags.

A2 a light, artificial substance that can be made into different shapes when it is soft and is used in a lot of different ways:

Most children's toys are made of plastic.
plastic adjective


a plastic bag

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