Translation of "smarmy" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /ˈsmɑː.mi/ us /ˈsmɑːr.mi/ informal disapproving

extremely polite or helpful or showing a lot of respect in a way that is annoying or does not seem sincere

She was trying to be friendly, but she just seemed smarmy and insincere. 她試圖表達友善,但只是讓人覺得過於殷勤,不夠真誠。
smarm verb [ I or T ] uk /smɑːm/ us /smɑːrm/ UK

He's always trying to smarm his way into a promotion. 他總是試圖靠拍馬屁得到晉升。
smarmily adverb uk /ˈsmɑː.məl.i/ us /ˈsmɑːr.məl.i/

"Certainly, sir," he replied smarmily. 「確實,夫人,」他的回答是虛情假意的。

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