Translation of "harrumph" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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harrumphverb [ I ]

uk /həˈrʊmf/ us /həˈrʊmf/ informal mainly humorous

to express anger and disapproval, often not by speaking but making a noise

I didn't hear what he said - he sort of harrumphed and walked off. 我没听到他说什么——他哼了一声就走开了。
[ + speech ] "Absolute nonsense!" harrumphed the colonel. “一派胡言!”上校哼了一声,说道。

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

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