cul-de-sac Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “cul-de-sac” - English Dictionary

Definition of "cul-de-sac" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

cul-de-sacnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkʌl·dəˌsæk, ˈkʊl-/
a ​street that is ​closed at one end
(Definition of cul-de-sac from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "cul-de-sac" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

cul-de-sacnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkʌl.də.sæk/
a ​shortroad that is ​blocked off at one end a ​situation that ​leadsnowhere: an ​intellectual cul-de-sac
(Definition of cul-de-sac from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cul-de-sac”
in Spanish callejón sin salida…
in Vietnamese ngõ cụt…
in Malaysian jalan mati…
in Thai ทางตัน…
in French cul-de-sac…
in German die Sackgasse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死胡同,死巷, 困境,死路,僵局…
in Turkish çıkmaz sokak…
in Russian тупик…
in Indonesian jalan buntu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死胡同,死巷, 困境,死路,僵局…
in Polish ślepa uliczka…
What is the pronunciation of cul-de-sac?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More