Share this entry

Share this page

late

Pronunciation: /leɪt/

Translation of late in German:

adj.

  • 1 spät am I late? komme ich zu spät? be late for the train den Zug verpassen the train is [an hour] late der Zug hat [eine Stunde] Verspätung

adv.

  • 2 (at/till a late hour) spät be up late bis spät in die Nacht aufbleiben work late at the office [abends] lange im Büro arbeiten [a bit] late in the day [fig. infml], reichlich spät

n.

  • of late in letzter Zeit

Definition of late in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Noel
Pronunciation: nəʊˈɛl
noun
Christmas…