Share this entry

British English: /tjuːb/
American English: /t(j)ub/

Translation of tube in Italian:


also: tubes plural noun

[informal] (Medicine)
  • tube (feminine)

transitive verb

  • 1 (fit with tubes)
    fornire di tubi
  • 2 (enclose in a tube)
    chiudere in un tubo

intransitive verb

  • viaggiare in metropolitana (a Londra)


to go down the tubes

andare a rotoli
andare a rotoli, in rovina

she's had her tubes tied

si è fatta legare le tube

Definition of tube in:

Share this entry


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 ads and access premium resources


    Next Score: