Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

German translation of “dust”

See all translations

dust

noun /dast/
fine grains of earth, sand etc
der Staub
The furniture was covered in dust.
anything in the form of fine powder
der Staub
gold dust sawdust.
duster noun a cloth for removing dust.
das Staubtuch
dusty adjective
staubig
a dusty floor.
dustiness noun
die Staubigkeit
dustbin /ˈdasbin/ noun (American garbage-can or trash-can) a container for household rubbish.
der Mülleimer
dust jacket /ˈdasdʒӕkit/ noun the loose paper cover of a book.
der Schutzumschlag
dustman /ˈdasmən/ noun a person employed to remove household rubbish.
der Müllmann
dustpan /ˈdaspӕn/ noun a type of flat container with a handle, used for holding dust swept from the floor.
die Kehrrichtschaufel
dust-up noun a quarrel
die Auseinandersetzung
There was a bit of a dust-up between the two men.
dust down to remove the dust from with a brushing action
ausbürsten
She picked herself up and dusted herself down.
throw dust in someone’s eyes to try to deceive someone.
jemandem Sand in die Augen streuen
Translations of “dust”
in Korean 먼지…
in Arabic غُبار…
in French poussière…
in Italian polvere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰塵, 塵土, 沙土…
in Russian пыль…
in Turkish toz…
in Polish kurz…
in Spanish polvo…
in Portuguese poeira, pó…
in Catalan pols…
in Japanese ほこり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灰尘, 尘土, 沙土…
(Definition of dust from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “dust” in German

Definitions of “dust” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bad/hard/tough luck

said to express sympathy with someone when something bad has happened to them

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More