Jekyll and Hyde Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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Jekyll and Hydenoun [S]

uk   us   /ˌdʒek.l̩.əndˈhaɪd/ disapproving
a ​person with two very different ​sides to ​theirpersonality, one good and the other ​evil: The ​professor was a ​real Jekyll and ​Hyde - sometimes ​kind and ​charming, and at other ​timesrude and ​obnoxious.
(Definition of Jekyll and Hyde from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Jekyll and Hyde”
in Chinese (Simplified) 具有善恶两重人格的人,两重性格交替出现的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 具有善惡雙重人格的人,雙重性格交替出現的人…
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