Translation of "trigger-happy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈtrɪɡ.əˌhæp.i/ us /ˈtrɪɡ.ɚˌhæp.i/

informal Someone who is trigger-happy often uses his or her gun, shooting with very little reason.

Some have accused the police of being trigger-happy. 他们的警察喜欢乱开枪,令人担心。

disapproving ready to use violence or force immediately, without careful thought

He deplored the behaviour of his trigger-happy, hot-headed son.

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