lime - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/laɪm/
singularlime
plurallimes
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a fruit with a hard green skin and sour juice that grows on a lime tree

    a slice of lime

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  2. 3
    [uncountable] a lime-green colour
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  3. 4
    [countable/uncountable] British a sweet drink made from limes or tasting of limes
  4. 5
    [countable] British a tree with heart-shaped leaves and yellow flowers that smell pleasant
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  5.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    6
    in Trinidadian English, an informal social gathering, or hanging out

    A lime has no specific purpose beyond sharing food, drink, and conversation.

    Submitted by RebelBeckerton from Canada on 06/03/2017
  6.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    7
    also a verb

    We going to lime at Maracas beach.

    Submitted by RebelBeckerton from Canada on 06/03/2017