Cabbage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkæbɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word cabbage
Brit.  |ˈkabɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word cabbage

noun

- any of various types of cabbage (syn: chou)
- informal terms for money (syn: boodle, bread, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, loot, lucre, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum)
- any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers

verb

- make off with belongings of others (syn: abstract, filch, hook, lift, nobble, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf, sneak, swipe)

Examples

...the family's pickiest eater is quite vehement in expressing his feelings about boiled cabbage, a particular detestation of his...

...the smell of rotten cabbage makes me retch...

Shred the cabbage and add it to the salad.

...Mr. MacGregor couldn't substantiate that it was Peter, and not some other rabbit, in the cabbage patch....

This cabbage heads early.

That is warmed-over cabbage.

I'm not keen on cabbage.

Cabbage can be eaten raw.

Coleslaw is made with shredded cabbage.

cabbage patch dolls were hot last season

the pervasiveness of the odor of cabbage in tenement hallways

cultivated cabbage and wild cabbage are conspecific

Word forms

noun
singular: cabbage
plural: cabbages
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