Translation of "mean" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (NOT GENEROUS) 不慷慨的 uk us /miːn/ mainly UK

not willing to give or share things, especially money

He's too mean to buy her a ring. 他太吝嗇了,捨不得買一枚戒指給她。
My landlord's very mean with the heating - it's only on for two hours each day. 我的房東對使用暖氣很吝嗇——每天只開兩個小時。

(Translation of “mean adjective (NOT GENEROUS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)