cucumber

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkjuːkʌmbər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkyukʌmbɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kyo̅o̅kum bər)


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cucumber

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [fresh, pickled, new, green, sweet, garden, organic] cucumbers
  2. a [huge, long, bent, thick, thin] cucumber
  3. [an Asian, a Spanish, a Dutch] cucumber
  4. a [pound, kilo, bag, can, jar] of cucumbers
  5. [chopped, whole, sliced] cucumbers
  6. [chopped] the cucumber
  7. a salad with [lettuce, tomato, cheese, beetroot, radish] and cucumber
  8. make a hydrating mask out of cucumbers
  9. [shaped, colored] like a cucumber
  10. grow cucumbers [in the garden, in the field, on the terrace]
  11. cucumbers growing [in the garden]
  12. informal: is (acting) as cool as a cucumber
  13. informal: is a cool cucumber
n as adj
  1. make cucumber [sauce, yogurt, salad]
  2. cucumber [walls, paint, tones]
adv
  1. painted in cucumber green
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