cabbage
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkæbɪdʒ/
Noun

cabbage

  1. An edible plant (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) having a head of green leaves.
  2. (uncountable) The leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable.
    Cabbage is good for you.
  3. (countable, offensive) A person with severely reduced mental capacities due to brain damage.
    After the car crash, he became a cabbage.
  4. Used as a term of endearment.
  5. (uncountable, slang) Money.
  6. (uncountable, slang) Marijuana leaf, the part that is not smoked but from which cannabutter can be extracted.
  7. The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used for food.
  8. The cabbage palmetto (Sabal palmetto), a palm of the southeastern US coasts and nearby islands.
  9. (sewing) Shreds and patches of cloth cut off by a tailor when cutting out clothes.
Synonyms
  • (plant) cabbage plant, cole
  • (leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable) cole, greens
  • (person with severely reduced mental capacities due to brain damage) vegetable
Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: капу́ста
  • Spanish: pasta
Verb

cabbage (cabbages, present participle cabbaging; past and past participle cabbaged)

  1. (intransitive) To form a head like that of the cabbage.
    to make lettuce cabbage
  2. (intransitive, slang) To do nothing; to idle; veg out.
Noun

cabbage (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable, slang) Scraps of cloth which are left after a garment has been cut out, which tailors traditionally kept.
Verb

cabbage (cabbages, present participle cabbaging; past and past participle cabbaged)

  1. (transitive) To purloin or embezzle; to pilfer, to steal.
    • Your tailor […] cabbages whole yards of cloth.
Synonyms


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