Definitions for cabinˈkæb ɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cab•inˈkæb ɪn(n.)

  1. a small house or cottage, usu. of simple design and construction:

    a log cabin.

    Category: Architecture

  2. an enclosed space for more or less temporary occupancy, as the living quarters in a trailer or the passenger space in a cable car.

  3. the enclosed space for the pilot, cargo, or esp. passengers in an air or space vehicle.

    Category: Aeronautics, Aerospace

  4. an apartment or room in a ship, as for passengers.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  5. Ref: cabin class.

  6. (adv.)in cabin-class accommodations:

    to travel cabin.

  7. (v.i.)to live in a cabin.

  8. (v.t.)to confine.

Origin of cabin:

1325–75; ME cabane < MF < OPr cabana < LL capanna

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabin(noun)

    small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

  2. cabin(noun)

    a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

  3. cabin(verb)

    the enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried

  4. cabin(verb)

    confine to a small space, such as a cabin

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cabin(noun)ˈkæb ɪn

    a small simple house in the countryside

    a log cabin

  2. cabinˈkæb ɪn

    the area where passengers sit in a plane

    ***passengers entering the cabin

  3. cabinˈkæb ɪn

    a small room for sleeping on a ship

    ***a cabin on the lower deck


  1. cabin(Noun)

    A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.

    Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin.

  2. cabin(Noun)

    A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.

  3. cabin(Noun)

    A compartment on land, usually comprised of logs.

  4. cabin(Noun)

    A private room on a ship.

  5. cabin(Noun)

    The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.

  6. cabin(Noun)

    The passenger area of an airplane.

  7. cabin(Noun)

    a signal box

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabin(noun)

    a cottage or small house; a hut

  2. Cabin(noun)

    a small room; an inclosed place

  3. Cabin(noun)

    a room in ship for officers or passengers

  4. Cabin(verb)

    to live in, or as in, a cabin; to lodge

  5. Cabin(verb)

    to confine in, or as in, a cabin


  1. Cabin

    A cabin or berthing is an enclosed space generally on a ship or an aircraft. A cabin which protrudes above the level of a ship's deck may be referred to as a "deckhouse."

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cabin' in Nouns Frequency: #2559

Translations for cabin

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a small house or hut (made eg of logs)

a log cabin.

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