Definitions for cottageˈkɒt ɪdʒ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word cottage
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a small house, usu. of only one story.
a small, modest vacation house, as at a lake or mountain resort.
one of a group of small, separate houses, as for patients at a hospital.
Origin of cottage:
1350–1400; ME cotage. See cot2, -age ; cf. ML cotagium, appar. < AF
a small house with a single story
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a small house in the country
A small house; a cot; a hut.
A seasonal home of any size or stature. A recreational home or a home in a remote location.
Of men: To have homosexual sex in a public lavatory; to practice cottaging.
To stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.
Origin: from cot 'cot, cottage' and -age 'surrounding property', from *kutan (compare kot, kūz 'execution pit'), from Scytho-Sarmatian *kuta (compare Avestan kata 'chamber').
a small house; a cot; a hut
In modern usage, a cottage is usually a modest, often cosy dwelling, typically in a rural or semi-rural location. However there are cottage-style dwellings in cities, and in places such as Canada the term exists with no connotations of size at all. In the United Kingdom the term cottage also tends to denote rural dwellings of traditional build, although it can also be applied to dwellings of modern construction which are designed to resemble traditional ones In certain places the term "cottage" can refer to a vacation/summer home, often located near a body of water. However, in the USA generally this is more commonly called a "cabin", "chalet", or even "camp".
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'cottage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3180
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'cottage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3205
Rank popularity for the word 'cottage' in Nouns Frequency: #1109
Translations for cottage
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small house, especially in the country or in a village
a holiday cottage in Devon.
- cabanaPortuguese (BR)
- chata, chalupaCzech
- das BauernhausGerman
- hytte; feriehus; lille husDanish
- χωριατόσπιτο, εξοχικό σπίτιGreek
- casa de campoSpanish
- suvemaja, suvilaEstonian
- کلبه؛ خانه ییلاقیFarsi
- בָּית כַּפרִי קָטַןHebrew
- lítið einbÿlishús; sumarhúsIcelandic
- cottage, casettaItalian
- 작은 별장Korean
- namelis, trobaLithuanian
- neliela lauku māja; kotedža; vasarnīcaLatvian
- lite hus, feriehusNorwegian
- chata, domekPolish
- کلبه؛ خانه ییلاقیPersian
- جونګړه، خونګۍ ، كوچنۍ خونه يا كور، خپرۍ، كوټنۍPashto
- casă de ţară; cabanăRomanian
- chalupa, chataSlovak
- stuga, litet hus, torpSwedish
- kır evi, kulübeTurkish
- (鄉下或村落的)小房舍Chinese (Trad.)
- چھوٹی کوٹھی، چهپر، جهونپڑیUrdu
- túp lềuVietnamese
- （乡下或村落的）小屋，农舍Chinese (Simp.)
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