Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “time-honoured”

time-honoured

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈtaɪmˌɒn.əd/ US  /-ˌɑː.nɚd/
A time-honoured tradition, practice or method is respected because it has been done or used in the same way for many years
(传统、习俗、方法)古老而又受尊重的,历史悠久的
humorous The developers dealt with the problem in the time-honoured fashion/way, burying the industrial waste in landfill sites.
开发商处理这个问题用的是老法子——把工业垃圾填埋起来。
Admirable and admired
(Definition of time-honoured from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Admirable and admired, but you might be interested in these topics from the Admiration and respect topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “time-honoured” in other dictionaries

Translations of “time-honoured”

Word of the Day

throw

to send something through the air with force, especially by a sudden movement of the arm

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More