What does cabin mean?

Definitions for cabin
ˈkæb ɪncab·in

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cabin.

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


  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

  6. Origin: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]


  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."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cabin

    kab′in, n. a hut or cottage: a small room, esp. in a ship, for officers or passengers—hence Cab′in-pass′enger, one paying for superior accommodation.—v.t. to shut up in a cabin.—v.i. to dwell in a cabin.—n. Cab′in-boy, a boy who waits on the officers or those who live in the cabin of a ship. [Fr. cabane—Low L. capanna.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cabin

    A room or compartment partitioned off in a ship, where the officers and passengers reside. In a man-of-war, the principal cabin, in which the captain or admiral lives, is the upper after-part of the vessel.

Editors Contribution

  1. cabin

    Cabin (noun) is a tiny room for the passengers.

    Cabin is like a compartment of a vehicle.

    Submitted by pinkss5 on September 16, 2015  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of cabin in a Sentence

  1. Tyson Steele:

    Everything that I owned was consolidated in that cabin.

  2. Air India:

    In-flight cabin crew spotted the bomb threat in the aircraft after landing.

  3. Captain Ed Wilson:

    We were amazed at how quiet the cabin was, i took a walk mid-flight through the cabin and was impressed.

  4. Tom Zegan:

    I owned a mountain cabin once that had hot and cold running water . . . hot in the summer and cold in the winter.

  5. Tim Krepp:

    We have cabin fever, we get tired of getting pushed around and people told you can’t do… you have to draw the line and say no.

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