cumulative effect

noun

Definition of cumulative effect 

: an effect produced by something happening over a long period of time the cumulative effect(s) of smoking on the body

Learn More about cumulative effect

Share cumulative effect

Statistics for cumulative effect

Look-up Popularity

Comments on cumulative effect

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

WORD OF THE DAY

not any or not one

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

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!