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Translation of "mean" - English-Russian dictionary

mean

adjective
 
 
/miːn/
UNKIND B2 unkind and unpleasant
низкий, подлый
I thought my sister was being mean to me.Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseBad-tempered
NOT GENEROUS mainly UK B2 A mean person does not like spending money, especially on other people.
скупой
He's too mean to buy her a ring.Mean with money
VIOLENT mainly US A mean person or animal is strong and violent, and makes people frightened.
злой, жестокий
He's a big, mean guy.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
GOOD [always before noun] informal very good
классный, отличный
I make a mean spaghetti.Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good
AVERAGE [always before noun] In maths, a mean number is an average number.
средний
Their mean age at death was 84.6.StatisticsAverages
(Definition of mean adjective from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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