Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “plain”

See all translations

plain

adjective (WITH NOTHING ADDED)
未添加任何东西
 
 
/pleɪn/
not decorated in any way; with nothing added
朴素的;不加修饰的;简单的
She wore a plain black dress.
她穿着一件朴素的黑色连衣裙。
We've chosen a plain carpet (= one without a pattern) and patterned curtains.
我们挑了一块没有图案的地毯和带图案的窗帘。
He prefers plain food - nothing too fancy.
他喜欢清淡简单的食物——不喜欢太花哨的。
We're having plain blue walls in the dining room.
我们现在客厅里的墙壁是纯蓝色的。
a catalogue sent in a plain brown envelope
用朴素的褐色信封发出去的目录
a plain style of architecture
简朴的建筑风格
plain (= with no added fruit or sugar) yoghurt
原味酸奶
Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
plain paper paper which has no lines on it
白纸
a letter written on plain paper
用白纸写的一封信
Paper
plainness
 
 
/ˈpleɪn.nəs/ noun [U]
Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasantPlain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
(Definition of plain adjective (WITH NOTHING ADDED) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “plain” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More