top and tail Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “top and tail” - English Dictionary

"top and tail" in British English

See all translations

top and tail

to ​cut off the hard ​parts at each end of a ​fruit or ​vegetable when you ​prepare it for ​cooking: Top and ​tail the ​beans.
(Definition of top and tail from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “top and tail”
in Chinese (Simplified) 除去(水果或蔬菜)的两头…
in Chinese (Traditional) 除去(水果或蔬菜)的兩頭…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“top and tail” in English

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More