Translation of "pygmy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

pygmy

adjective [ before noun ] also pigmy uk /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mi/

A pygmy animal or bird is one of a type that is smaller than animals or birds of that type usually are.

(动物或鸟类)体型非常小的
a pygmy hippopotamus 矮小的河马
a pygmy owl 极小的猫头鹰
noun [ C ] also pigmy uk /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ disapproving

someone who is not important or who has little skill

无足轻重的人;没什么技能的人
a political pygmy 在政治上无足轻重的小人物
an intellectual pygmy 智力低下的人
noun [ C ] also Pigmy uk /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mi/

a member of one of several groups of very small people who live in Central Africa

(身材矮小的)俾格米人
Pygmies average about 1.5 metres in height. 俾格米人平均身高大约为1.5米。

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

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