Heath Robinson Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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Heath Robinsonadjective

uk   /ˌhiːθˈrɒb.ɪn.sən/  us   /-ˈrɑː.bɪn-/ UK humorous old-fashioned
used to ​describe a ​machine that is very ​cleverly made and is ​complicated in a ​silly or ​humorous way, but has no ​practical use: a Heath Robinson ​contraption
(Definition of Heath Robinson from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Heath Robinson”
in Chinese (Simplified) (机器)结构精巧复杂但不实用的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (機器)結構精巧複雜但不實用的…
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