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

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

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