Meaning of “solid” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈsɒlɪd/

B2 hard and firm without holes or spaces, and not liquid or gas:

solid ground
solid food

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B2 strong and not easily broken or damaged:

solid furniture
solid gold/silver/wood, etc

gold/silver/wood, etc with nothing added:


continuing for a period of time without stopping:

The noise continued for two solid hours/two hours solid.
INFORMATION [ always before noun ]

Solid information, proof, etc is based on facts and you are certain that it is correct:

This provides solid evidence that he committed the crime.

honest and able to be trusted

solidity noun [ U ] us uk /səˈlɪdəti/
solidly adverb

(Definition of “solid adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)