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British English: /ˈkəːt(ə)n/
American English: /ˈkərtn/

Translation of curtain in Italian:


  • 1 (drape) a pair of curtains
    delle tendine
    to open, draw the curtains
    aprire o tirare le tende
    a curtain of rain
    una cortina di pioggia
    before n (hook, ring)
    delle tende
    per le tende

transitive verb

  • mettere delle tende a (window, room, house)


it will be curtains

sarà la fine (for per)

to bring down the curtain on

Phrasal verbs

curtain off:

curtain [something] off, curtain off [something]
separare con una tenda
to be curtained off from something
essere separato da qualcosa con una tenda

Definition of curtain in:

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