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British English: /ˈbɒt(ə)l/
American English: /ˈbɑdl/

Translation of bottle in German:


  • 1
    Flasche, die
    a beer bottle
    eine Bierflasche
    a bottle of beer
    eine Flasche Bier
  • 2 [figurative] [colloquial] (alcoholic drink) See examples:be too fond of the bottle
    dem Alkohol zu sehr zugetan sein
    be on the bottle hit 1 11
  • 3 (gas cylinder) See examples:a bottle of gas
    eine Gasflasche
  • 4 (British English) [colloquial]
    (courage, confidence)
    Mumm, der
    lose one's bottle
    sich Dat. den Schneid abkaufen lassen

transitive verb

  • 1
    (put into bottles)
    in Flaschen [ab]füllen
  • 2
    (store in bottles)
    in Flaschen lagern od. aufheben
    bottled beer
    Flaschenbier, das
    bottled gas
    Flaschengas, das

Phrasal verbs

bottle up

transitive verb 1
in sich Dat. aufstauen

Definition of bottle in:

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