Translation of "addictive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /əˈdɪk.tɪv/

An addictive drug is one which you cannot stop taking once you have started

Tobacco is highly addictive. 烟草极易使人上瘾。

describes an activity or food that you cannot stop doing or eating once you have started

The problem with video games is that they're addictive. 电子游戏的问题在于它们会使人上瘾。
These nuts are addictive - I can't stop eating them. 这些坚果让人上瘾,我一吃就停不住嘴。
addictive personality

a set of characteristics which mean that you very quickly become addicted to drugs, food, alcohol, etc.

He's got an addictive personality. 他具有成瘾人格。
addicted uk us /əˈdɪk.tɪd/

By the age of 14 he was addicted to heroin. 他14岁的时候,已经吸食海洛因上了瘾。
I'm addicted to (= I very often eat/drink) chocolate/lattes. 我吃巧克力/喝拿铁咖啡上瘾。
I know that if I start watching a soap opera I immediately become hopelessly addicted. 我知道自己只要一开始看肥皂剧,就会马上上瘾,压根儿没治。
addiction uk us /əˈdɪk.ʃən/

drug addiction 毒瘾
his addiction to alcohol 他酗酒成瘾

(Translation of “addictive” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)