Translation of "pygmy" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

pygmy

adjective [ before noun ] also pigmy uk /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mi/

A pygmy animal or bird is one of a type that is smaller than animals or birds of that type usually are.

(動物或鳥類)體型非常小的
a pygmy hippopotamus 矮小的河馬
a pygmy owl 極小的貓頭鷹
noun [ C ] also pigmy uk /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ disapproving

someone who is not important or who has little skill

無足輕重的人;沒甚麼技能的人
a political pygmy 在政治上無足輕重的小人物
an intellectual pygmy 智力低下的人
noun [ C ] also Pigmy uk /ˈpɪɡ.mi/ us /ˈpɪɡ.mi/

a member of one of several groups of very small people who live in Central Africa

(身材矮小的)俾格米人
Pygmies average about 1.5 metres in height. 俾格米人平均身高大約為1.5米。

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

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