cactus
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkæktəs/, /ˈkæktʊs/
Noun

cactus

  1. (botany) Any member of the family Cactaceae, a family of flowering New World succulent plants suited to a hot, semi-desert climate.
  2. Any succulent plant with a thick fleshy stem bearing spines but no leaves, such as euphorbs.
Related terms Translations Adjective

cactus (not comparable)

  1. (Australia, NZ, slang) Non-functional, broken, exhausted, dead.
    • 2018"Fractured", Wentworth
      Michael Armstrong: "Michael Armstrong, I represent Sonia Stevens."
      Sue "Boomer" Jenkins: "Oh, haven't you heard? She cactus."
      Armstrong "Yes, I realize that, and that's a terrible business.
Related terms
Cactus
Proper noun
  1. A city in Texas.
  2. An unincorporated community in California.



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.006
Offline English dictionary