Translation of "mean" - English-Turkish dictionary

mean

adjective uk us /miːn/
UNKIND

B2 unkind and unpleasant

kaba, terbiyesiz, nezaketsiz
I thought my sister was being mean to me.
NOT GENEROUS mainly UK

B2 A mean person does not like spending money, especially on other people.

cimri, pinti, hasis, eli sıkı
He's too mean to buy her a ring.
VIOLENT mainly US

A mean person or animal is strong and violent, and makes people frightened.

korkutucu, ürkütücü, kaba ve vahşi
He's a big, mean guy.
GOOD [ always before noun ] informal

very good

çok iyi, mükemmel, usta
I make a mean spaghetti.
AVERAGE [ always before noun ]

In maths, a mean number is an average number.

(matematik) ortalama
Their mean age at death was 84.6.

(Translation of “mean adjective” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English–Turkish © Cambridge University Press)