Translation of "jewel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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jewelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒuː.əl/ us /ˈdʒuː.əl/

jewel noun [ C ] (VALUABLE STONE)

B2 a precious stone that is used to decorate valuable objects

She was wearing a large gold necklace set with jewels. 她戴着一条很粗的镶宝石的金项链。

a small precious stone or a piece of specially cut glass, used in the mechanism of a watch

jewels [ plural ]

→  jewellery


More examples

  • The diamond thief double-crossed his partners and gave them only worthless fake jewels.
  • The manuscript is bound in gold and silver and encrusted with jewels.
  • He said the jewels were worthless fakes.
  • The ring is set with one large jewel.
  • India was known as the jewel in the crown of the British empire.


something that is very beautiful or valuable

Many visitors consider the Sistine Chapel to be the jewel of the Vatican. 许多游客认为西斯廷教堂是梵蒂冈的瑰宝。

jewel noun [ C ] (PERSON)

old-fashioned a very kind or helpful person


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