mild
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈmaɪld/
Adjective

mild (comparative milder, superlative mildest)

  1. Gentle and not easily angered.
    a mild man
  2. (of a rule or punishment) Of only moderate severity; not strict.
    He received a mild sentence.
  3. Not overly felt or seriously intended.
  4. (of an illness or pain) Not serious or dangerous.
  5. (of weather) Moderately warm, especially less cold than expected.
    a mild day
    mild weather
  6. (of a medicine or cosmetic) Acting gently and without causing harm.
    a mild anaesthetic
  7. (of food, drink, or a drug) Not sharp or bitter; not strong in flavor.
    a mild curry
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mild (plural milds)

  1. (British) A relatively low-gravity beer, often with a dark colour; mild ale
    • 1998, Robert Rankin, The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag (page 112)
      'Let me get this for the lady,' I said to Fange, who was pulling her a pint of mild.



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