Translation of "beetle" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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beetlenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbiː.təl/ us /ˈbiː.t̬əl/

an insect with a hard shell-like back

a black beetle 黑甲蟲
a deathwatch beetle 蛀木蟲
a dung beetle 蜣螂

beetleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈbiː.təl/ us /ˈbiː.t̬əl/ UK informal

to go somewhere quickly

Hoping to miss the traffic jams, she beetled off home at four o'clock. 為避開交通擠塞,她四點鐘就匆忙趕回家了。

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