Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “polar bear”

See all translations

polar bear

noun [C] uk   us  
B2 a bear with white fur that lives in the Arctic
Translations of “polar bear”
in Korean 북극곰, 흰곰…
in Arabic دُبّ قُطْبي…
in Portuguese urso polar…
in Catalan ós polar…
in Japanese シロクマ, ホッキョクグマ…
in Italian orso bianco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 北極熊…
in Russian белый медведь…
in Turkish kutup ayısı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 北极熊…
in Polish niedźwiedź polarny…
(Definition of polar bear from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of polar bear?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “polar bear” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More