Bladder - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblædər|  American pronunciation of the word bladder
Brit.  |ˈbladə|  British pronunciation of the word bladder


- a distensible membranous sac (usually containing liquid or gas) (syn: vesica)
- a bag that fills with air


The news of your return has caused hardly a ripple in the daily bladders.

She has an overactive bladder.

The air bladder in fishes seems necessary for swimming.

Her husband has been ill with bladder trouble.

a slight infection in the bladder

urine passes out of the kidney through ureters to the bladder

Word forms

singular: bladder
plural: bladders
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