Translation of "frightful" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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frightfuladjective

uk /ˈfraɪt.fəl/ us /ˈfraɪt.fəl/ old-fashioned informal

used to emphasize what you are saying, especially how bad something is

(尤用于强调糟糕的程度)可怕的,讨厌的
The weather outside was frightful. 他把厨房里弄得乱七八糟。
Of course the cleaning is a frightful bore. 清洁打扫的活儿当然是极其乏味的。

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