mild Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “mild” - Learner’s Dictionary

mild

adjective     /maɪld/
WEATHER
B1 When weather is mild, it is less cold than you would expect: a mild winter Describing good weather
ILLNESS
When an illness is mild, it is not as serious as it could be: My doctor said I had a mild form of pneumonia.Disease and illness - general words
WEAK
B2 not having a strong effect: a mild taste a mild detergentWeakness and vulnerability
KIND
calm and gentle: He has a very mild manner.Tender and gentleKind and thoughtful
(Definition of mild from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
cn u txt?
cn u txt?
by ,
June 28, 2016
by Colin McIntosh The advent of social media has seen a huge increase in the use of informal abbreviations, many recently added to the Cambridge Dictionary. We have always had abbreviations, of course. Well-known examples include IOU (for “I owe you”), used to give an informal written guarantee that you will pay back a sum of

Read More 

Word of the Day

frenemy

a person who pretends to be your friend but is in fact an enemy

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More