Definition of Cabbage in English :

Define Cabbage in English

Cabbage meaning in English

Meaning of Cabbage in English

Pronunciation of Cabbage in English

Cabbage pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of cabbage


1. cabbage, chou

any of various types of cabbage

3. brassica oleracea, cabbage, cultivated cabbage

any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers


4. abstract, cabbage, filch, hook, lift, nobble, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf, sneak, swipe

make off with belongings of others

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of cabbage
1. Also called: cole
any of various cultivated varieties of the plant Brassica oleracea capitata, typically having a short thick stalk and a large head of green or reddish edible leaves: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
See also brassica, savoy, Compare skunk cabbage, Chinese cabbage
2.  wild cabbage
the head of a cabbage
the edible leaf bud of the cabbage palm
4. informal
a dull or unimaginative person
5. informal, offensive
a person with severely impaired mental and physical ability who is dependent on others for his or her subsistence
snippets of cloth appropriated by a tailor from a customer's material
to steal; pilfer

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see synonyms of cabbage
a common vegetable (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) of the crucifer family, with thick leaves formed into a round, compact head on a short, thick stalk: cultivated as early as 2000 b.c.
an edible bud at the end of the branch on some palm trees
3.  Slang
paper money
verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈcabbaged or ˈcabbaging
1.  British, Slang, Obsolete
to steal
2.  Archaic
cloth snippets appropriated by a tailor when cutting out clothes

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of cabbage
1. Any of several forms of a vegetable (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) of the mustard family, having a globose head consisting of a short stem and tightly overlapping green to purplish leaves.
2. Any of several similar or related plants, such as Chinese cabbage.
3. The terminal bud of several species of palm, eaten as a vegetable.
4. Slang Money, especially in the form of bills.
5. Informal Sweetheart; dear. Used as a term of endearment.

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