Oxbridge

adjective
Ox·bridge | \ˈäks-ˌbrij \

Definition of Oxbridge 

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Oxford and Cambridge Universities — compare plateglass, redbrick sense 2

First Known Use of Oxbridge

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Oxbridge

Oxford + Cambridge

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Oxbridge

Dictionary Entries near Oxbridge

oxbow lake

oxbow stirrup

oxbrake

Oxbridge

oxcart

oxcheek

oxea

Statistics for Oxbridge

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Oxbridge

The first known use of Oxbridge was in 1955

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Oxbridge

Oxbridge

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Oxbridge

: of or relating to Oxford and Cambridge Universities

More from Merriam-Webster on Oxbridge

See words that rhyme with Oxbridge

Comments on Oxbridge

What made you want to look up Oxbridge? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that holds something together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!