Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cabbage”

See all translations

cabbage

noun uk   /ˈkæb.ɪdʒ/ us  
B1 [C or U] a large round vegetable with large green, white, or purple leaves that can be eaten cooked or uncooked: a savoy cabbage red/white cabbage [C] UK offensive a person who has lost all their powers of thought or speech usually as the result of a serious accident or illness
More examples
Translations of “cabbage”
in Korean 배추…
in Arabic كُرُنْب, مَلْفوف…
in French chou…
in Turkish lahana…
in Italian cavolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捲心菜, 洋白菜, 甘藍…
in Russian капуста…
in Polish kapusta…
in Spanish repollo…
in Portuguese repolho…
in German der Kohl…
in Catalan col…
in Japanese キャベツ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卷心菜, 洋白菜, 甘蓝…
(Definition of cabbage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cabbage?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “cabbage”

Definitions of “cabbage” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More