Translation of "smarmy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk us /ˈsmɑː.mi/ US  /ˈsmɑːr-/ informal disapproving

extremely polite, respectful or helpful in a way which is intended to be attractive but which does not seem sincere

She was trying to be friendly, but she just seemed smarmy and insincere. 她试图显得友好,但只是让人觉得过于殷勤,不够真诚。
smarm uk us /smɑːm/ US  /smɑːrm/ verb [ I or T ]

He's always trying to smarm his way into a promotion. 他总是试图靠拍马溜须得到晋升。
smarmily uk us /ˈsmɑː.mɪ.li/ US  /ˈsmɑːr-/ adverb

"Certainly, madam, " he replied smarmily. “确实,夫人,”他的回答是虚情假意的。

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