Definition of mild noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//maɪld//
; NAmE NAmE//maɪld//
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[uncountable] (British English) a type of dark beer with a mild flavour Two pints of mild, please. compare bitter Word OriginOld English milde (originally in the sense ‘gracious, not severe in command’), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German mild, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin mollis and Greek malthakos ‘soft’.