Translation of "monster" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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monsternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɒn.stər/ us /ˈmɑːn.stɚ/

monster noun [ C ] (CREATURE)

B1 any imaginary frightening creature, especially one that is large and strange

a sea monster 海怪
prehistoric monsters 史前怪兽
the Loch Ness monster 尼斯湖水怪

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monster noun [ C ] (PERSON)

C2 a cruel person

You'd have to be a monster to hit a child like that. 你一定是丧失人性了,那样打一个孩子。

monster noun [ C ] (LARGE)

informal something that is very big, or too big

You should have seen the onions he grew for the competition - they were monsters! 你应该看看他为参加这次比赛种的洋葱,它们都大得离奇!

monsteradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈmɒn.stər/ us /ˈmɑːn.stɚ/ informal

very big

a monster housing development 巨型新建住宅区

monsterverb [ T ]

uk /ˈmɒn.stər/ us /ˈmɑːn.stɚ/ UK informal

to criticize someone severely or to treat someone very badly

Andy Smith has been monstered by the media. 安迪•史密斯受到媒体的激烈批评。

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