item ( items plural )
1 n-count An item is one of a collection or list of objects.
The most valuable item on show will be a Picasso drawing...
2 n-count An item is one of a list of things for someone to do, deal with, or talk about.
The other item on the agenda is the tour.
3 n-count An item is a report or article in a newspaper or magazine, or on television or radio.
There was an item in the paper about him.
4 n-sing If you say that two people are an item, you mean that they are having a romantic or sexual relationship. INFORMAL a N She and Gino were an item.
collector's item ( collector's items plural ) A collector's item is an object which is highly valued by collectors because it is rare or beautiful. n-count
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