Translation of "mincing" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈmɪn.sɪŋ/ us /ˈmɪn.sɪŋ/

mincing adjective (WALK)

A mincing walk uses small, delicate steps in a way that does not look natural.

She took short, mincing steps. 他迈着小碎步。

mincing adjective (SPEECH)

used to describe a way of speaking that is too delicate and not direct enough

She found herself irritated by the interviewer's mincing way of asking questions. 她感到自己被会见者装腔作势的提问方式激怒了。

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

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