Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “awkward”

awkward

adjective (DIFFICULT)
困難的
 
 
/ˈɔː.kwəd/ US  /ˈɑː.kwɚd/
difficult to use, do, or deal with
難用的;棘手的;難處理的,難對付的
It's an awkward corner to drive round, so take it slowly.
這個轉彎不好過,開慢一點。
Some of the questions were rather awkward.
有些問題是很難回答的。
It was an awkward ascent, but we reached the top eventually.
那段上坡路很難走,但最後我們還是爬到了山頂。
[+ to infinitive] My car's quite awkward to drive.
我的車很難開。
He's an awkward customer (= a difficult person to deal with).
他是個很難應付的傢夥。
Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
awkwardness
 
 
/ˈɔː.kwəd.nəs/ US  /ˈɑː.kwɚd-/ noun [U]
In spite of the divorce there was no awkwardness between them - in fact they seemed very much at ease.
儘管離婚了,他們之間也沒甚麼好尷尬的——實際上他們似乎還非常自在。
Inability and awkwardness
(Definition of awkward adjective (DIFFICULT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “awkward” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bright spark

a person who is intelligent, and full of energy and enthusiasm

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More