• (RP) IPA: /ˈməʊbaɪl/, /ˈməʊbʌɪl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmoʊbəl/, /ˈmoʊbil/, /ˈmoʊbaɪl/, sculpture always IPA: /ˈmoʊbil/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈməʊ.baɪl/
  • (America) enPR: mōʹbəl, IPA: /ˈmoʊbəl/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈməʊ.baɪl/
  • (America, phone) enPR: mōʹbəl, IPA: /ˈmoʊbəl/
  • (America, sculpture) enPR: mōʹbēl, IPA: /ˈmoʊbil/


  1. Capable of being moved, especially on wheels.
    a mobile home
  2. Pertaining to or by agency of mobile phones.
    mobile number   mobile internet
  3. Characterized by an extreme degree of fluidity; moving or flowing with great freedom.
    Mercury is a mobile liquid.
  4. Easily moved in feeling, purpose, or direction; excitable; changeable; fickle.
    Synonyms: excitable, fickle
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  5. Changing in appearance and expression under the influence of the mind.
    mobile features
  6. (biology) Capable of being moved, aroused, or excited; capable of spontaneous movement.

(capable of being moved) fixed, immobile, sessile, stationary

Translations Noun

mobile (plural mobiles)

  1. (arts) A kinetic sculpture or decorative arrangement made of items hanging so that they can move independently from each other.
  2. (telephony, UK) Ellipsis of mobile phone#English|mobile phone
    Synonyms: cell phone
  3. (uncountable, internet) The internet accessed via mobile devices.
    there are many business opportunities in mobile
  4. Something that can move.
Translations Related terms
  • (America) enPR mōbēlʹ, IPA: /moʊˈbiːl/, /ˈmoʊbiːl/
  • (RP) IPA: /məʊˈbiːl/
Proper noun
  1. A city/county seat in Mobile County, in southwestern.

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