Translation of "mean" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (NOT GENEROUS) 不慷慨的 uk us /miːn/ mainly UK

not willing to give or share things, especially money

He's too mean to buy her a ring. 他太吝啬了,舍不得给她买一枚戒指。
My landlord's very mean with the heating - it's only on for two hours each day. 我的房东对使用暖气很吝啬——每天只开两个小时。

(Translation of “mean adjective (NOT GENEROUS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)