Translation of "cant" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /kænt/

statements on especially religious or moral subjects which are not sincerely believed by the person making them

Shelley's friendship with Byron was rooted in their shared contempt for cant and hypocrisy. 雪莱和拜伦的友谊源于他们均蔑视假话空话和伪善行为。

special words used by a particular group of people such as thieves, lawyers or priests, often in order to keep things secret


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