Translation of "mincing" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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mincingadjective

uk /ˈmɪn.sɪŋ/ us /ˈmɪn.sɪŋ/

mincing adjective (WALK)

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

矯揉造作的,忸怩作態的(小碎步)
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

故作斯文的,拐彎抹角的
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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