Meaning of CABIN in English


n. & v.


1. a small shelter or house, esp. of wood.

2 a room or compartment in an aircraft or ship for passengers or crew.

3 a driver's cab. (cabined, cabining) confine in a small place, cramp.

Phrases and idioms:

cabin-boy a boy who waits on a ship's officers or passengers. cabin class the intermediate class of accommodation in a ship. cabin crew the crew members on an aeroplane attending to passengers and cargo. cabin cruiser a large motor boat with living accommodation.

Etymology: ME f. OF cabane f. Prov. cabana f. LL capanna, cavanna

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.