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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “trigger-happy”

trigger-happy

adjective
 
 
/ˈtrɪɡ.əˌhæp.i/ US  /-ɚ-/
informal describes someone who often uses his or her gun, shooting with very little reason
愛亂開槍的,動輒開槍的
Their police are worryingly trigger-happy.
他們的員警喜歡亂開槍,令人擔心。
Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
disapproving ready to use violence or force immediately, without careful thought
好鬥的,愛動武的
Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlyDoing things without fear or proper thought
(Definition of trigger-happy from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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