Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “rolling pin”

See all translations

rolling pin

noun [C] uk   us  
a tube-shaped object that is used for making pastry flat and thin before cooking it
Translations of “rolling pin”
in Korean 밀대, 밀방망이…
in Arabic مِرقاق العَجين, نَشّابة (مِصر)…
in Portuguese rolo da massa…
in Catalan corró…
in Japanese 麺棒, のし棒…
in Italian mattarello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擀麵杖…
in Russian скалка…
in Turkish oklava…
in Chinese (Simplified) 擀面杖…
in Polish wałek do ciasta…
(Definition of rolling pin from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of rolling pin?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “rolling pin” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More