Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “womb”

See all translations

womb

noun [C] uk   /wuːm/ us  
the organ in the body of a woman or other female mammal in which a baby develops before birth: Researchers are looking at how a mother's health can affect the baby in the womb.
Synonym
Translations of “womb”
in Korean 자궁…
in Arabic رَحِم…
in French utérus…
in Turkish rahim, döl yatağı, vajina…
in Italian utero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 子宮…
in Russian матка…
in Polish macica…
in Spanish matriz, útero…
in Portuguese útero…
in German die Gebärmutter…
in Catalan matriu…
in Japanese 子宮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子宫…
(Definition of womb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of womb?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “womb” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More