Translation of "mincing" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈmɪn.sɪŋ/ us /ˈmɪn.sɪŋ/

mincing adjective (WALK)

A mincing walk uses small, delicate steps in a way that does not look natural.

She took short, mincing steps. 他邁著小碎步。

mincing adjective (SPEECH)

used to describe a way of speaking that is too delicate and not direct enough

She found herself irritated by the interviewer's mincing way of asking questions. 她感到自己被採訪者裝模作樣的提問方式激怒了。

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

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