bottle


Definition: Meaning of, bottle in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈbɒt(ə)l /

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bottle bottles
  1. [countable] a container with a narrow top for keeping liquids in, usually made of plastic or glass
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  2. [countable] also bottleful the amount of liquid that a bottle contains
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  3. [countable] a container for babies to drink from, with a rubber part on top that they suck, or the milk contained in this bottle
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  4. the bottle alcoholic drink - used when talking about the problems drinking can cause
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  5. [uncountable] British English informal courage to do something that is dangerous or unpleasant [=  nerve]
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  6. bring a bottle British English American English used when you invite someone to an informal party to tell them that they should bring their own bottle of alcoholic drink
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Prsesent Past Past Participle
bottle bottled bottled
Present Participle Third Person Singular
bottling bottles
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  1. to put a liquid, especially wine or beer, into a bottle after you have made it
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  2. British English to put vegetables or fruit into special glass containers in order to preserve them [=  can American English]
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bottle used in phrases

  • Klein bottle (noun)
    1. a closed surface with only one side; formed by passing one end of a tube through the side of the tube and joining it with the other end
  • beer bottle (noun)
    1. a bottle that holds beer
  • bottle bank (noun)
    1. a container in the street that you put empty bottles into, so that the glass can be used again
  • bottle bill (noun)
    1. law a statute that would require merchants to reclaim used bottles
  • bottle collection (noun)
    1. a collection of bottles
    2. the activity of collecting bottles
  • bottle cork (noun)
    1. especially a wine bottle the plug in the mouth of a bottle
  • bottle gentian (noun)
    1. gentian of eastern North America having tubular blue or white flowers that open little if at all
  • bottle gourd (noun)
    1. old World climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits
  • bottle green (noun)
    1. a very dark green colour
  • bottle opener (noun)
    1. a small tool used for removing the metal lids from bottles
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bottle used in phrasal verbs

  • bottle out (phrasal verb)
    1. to not do something because you do not feel brave enough
  • bottle up (phrasal verb)
    1. to stop yourself from showing negative emotions like anger and disappointment, especially over a long period, so that these feelings develop in a harmful way
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Parts of Speech: noun
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