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pettifogging
[ˈpetɪfɔːɡɪŋ]

  • adj. 骗人的;琐碎的,无用的;诡辩的
  • n. 诡辩,欺骗
  • v. 欺诈;诡辩(pettifog的ing形式)

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  诡辩的

诡辩的(pettifogging), 此释义来源于网络辞典。

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  讼棍的

... hairsplitting 做无益的细小区别... pettifogging 讼棍的 negative 否定的 ...

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  做讼棍

coffee or tea » 咖啡或茶 pettifogging » (形) 讼棍的; 诡辩的; 骗人的 (动) 做讼棍, 挑剔, 讲歪理 ..

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短语

Pettifogging Lawyer 刀笔讼师

cogged deceptious pettifogging 骗人的

pettifogging [ 'peti,fɔɡiŋ, -fɔ:ɡ ]

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 柯林斯英汉双解大词典 

pettifogging /ˈpɛtɪˌfɒɡɪŋ/

  • 1. 

    ADJ petty 小的; 琐碎的; 不重要的

    例:

    pettifogging details

同近义词同根词

词根: petty

adj.

petty 琐碎的;小气的;小规模的

adv.

pettily 卑鄙地;小气地;琐碎地;小型地

n.

pettiness 琐碎;卑鄙;小气;微小

pettifogger 骗人的律师;讼棍

pettifoggery 欺瞒;讼棍的手段

vi.

pettifog 做讼棍;讲歪理;欺诈

双语例句权威例句

  • The handling is simple and is a far cry from pettifogging tidy structure.

    处理简单相去甚远讼棍整齐结构

    www.youdict.com

  • Freed from the pettifogging concerns of quibbling lawyers and self-serving politicians, goes the argument, he can concentrate on eradicating extremism.

    有个论调说,摆脱了吹毛求疵律师自私政客们所谓关心能够集中精力根除极端主义

    ecocn.org

更多双语例句
  • Republicans have always taken such gestures seriously, and they have been as meticulous as any pettifogging lawyer in their own use of language.

    ECONOMIST: Sinn Fein comes on board

  • Sprawling sores like the meltdown in Somalia or the conflict in Rwanda were to be scrupulously avoided, and Bosnia tiptoed round for months with pettifogging excuses.

    ECONOMIST: Warren Christopher

  • The cost of all this pettifoggery is huge—unless, that is, you are a member of one of the cartels that pushes for pettifogging rules or an employee of one of the bureaucratic bodies charged with enforcing them.

    ECONOMIST: The terrible threat of unlicensed interior designers

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