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mealy-mouthed
[ˌmiːli ˈmaʊðd] [ˌmiːli ˈmaʊðd]

  • adj. 不直率的;说话拐弯抹角的;说话委婉的;甜言蜜语的

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  说话拐弯抹角的

... Matter of life and death 生死攸关的事情 *Mealy-mouthed 说话拐弯抹角的;说话委婉的 Meat and drink 快乐的源泉, 生活的目的 ...

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  说话委婉的

... Matter of life and death 生死攸关的事情 *Mealy-mouthed 说话拐弯抹角的;说话委婉的 Meat and drink 快乐的源泉, 生活的目的 ...

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... mealy-mouthed 话拐弯抹角的; ... mealy plum aphid 桃大尾蚜 mealy sand 粉砂土,粉砂...

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短语

mealy mouthed 不坦率的

My Mealy-Mouthed Minx 新金属

Mealy Mouthed Brats 小崽子

mealy-mouthed [ 'mi:li'mauðd, -’mauθt ]

  • adj. hesitant to state facts or opinions simply and directly as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy

    同义词: mealymouthed

以上来源于: WordNet

 柯林斯英汉双解大词典 

mealy-mouthed

  • 1. 

    ADJ If you say that someone is being mealy-mouthed, you are critical of them for being unwilling to speak in a simple or open way because they want to avoid talking directly about something unpleasant. 拐弯抹角的; 说话不直率的 [表不满]

    例:

    He repeated that he did not intend to be mealy-mouthed with the country's leaders.

    他反复说他无意在评论国家领导人时拐弯抹角。

同近义词

  • adj. 不直率的;说话拐弯抹角的;说话委婉的;甜言蜜语的
  • honeylipped , sugary

双语例句权威例句

  • He added: "I refuse to accept this mealy-mouthed apology."

    还说:“拒绝接受这种拐弯抹角的道歉。”

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  • But if you don't, they say you are mealy-mouthed forever!

    如果寄给他们,他们你说话总是转弯抹角!

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  • SCARLETT: Melanie Hamilton. She's a pale- faced mealy-mouthed ninny and I hate her.

    郝斯嘉美兰尼,那个脸色苍白利嘴滑舌的笨蛋,真讨厌她。

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