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British English: /ˈbɒtəm/
American English: /ˈbɑdəm/

Translation of bottom in Italian:


also: bottoms plural noun



  • 1 (lowest)
    (layer, rung, shelf)
    più basso, ultimo
    di sotto
    del piano terreno
    (division, half, part)
    in basso, inferiore
    bottom of the range [figurative]
  • 2 (last)
    (place, pupil, team)
    (il) più basso

transitive verb

  • 1
    (ri)fare il fondo a, mettere il fondo a
    (chair, road)
  • 2 (ship)
    toccare il fondo di
    andare al fondo di
    (mystery, matter)

intransitive verb

  • 2 (theory)
    fondarsi, basarsi
    on su


bottoms up!

(drink up)
giù! tutto d'un fiato!

Phrasal verbs

bottom out

Definition of bottom in:

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