Translation of "beetle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /ˈbiː.təl/ us /ˈbiː.t̬əl/

an insect with a hard shell-like back

a black beetle 黑甲虫
a deathwatch beetle 窃蠹
a dung beetle 屎壳螂
verb [ I ] uk /ˈbiː.təl/ us /ˈbiː.t̬əl/ UK informal

to go somewhere quickly

Hoping to miss the traffic jams, she beetled off home at four o'clock. 为避开交通拥堵,她4点钟就匆忙离开回家了。
noun [ C ] uk /ˈbiː.təl/ us /ˈbiː.t̬əl/ trademark

a small car with a rounded front, top, and back, made by the company Volkswagen

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