Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

fallen

2 adjective
     
fallen2
1 [only before noun] on the ground after falling down:
The road was blocked by a fallen tree.
fallen leaves
2

a fallen woman

old-fashioned a woman who has had a sexual relationship with someone she is not married to
3

the fallen

[plural] formal soldiers who have been killed in a war

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary