time-honoured - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “time-honoured”

See all translations

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “time-honoured” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

intellectualize

to think about or discuss a subject in a detailed and intellectual way, without involving your emotions or feelings

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More