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chameleon

noun [C]  us   /kəˈmil·jən/
a lizard (= type of creature) that changes its skin color to match its surroundings so that it cannot be seen A chameleon is also a person who changes his or her opinions or behavior to please others: Opponents called him a political chameleon for shifting his position on a range of issues.
Translations of “chameleon”
in Vietnamese tắc kè hoa…
in Spanish camaleón…
in Thai สัตว์จำพวกกิ้งก่า…
in Malaysian sesumpah…
in French caméléon…
in German das Chamäleon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 變色龍,變色蜥蜴…
in Indonesian bunglon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 变色龙,变色蜥蜴…
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