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mincingadjective

uk   us   /ˈmɪn.sɪŋ/

mincing adjective (WALK)

A mincing ​walk uses ​small, ​delicatesteps in a way that does not ​looknatural: She took ​short, mincing ​steps.

mincing adjective (SPEECH)

used to ​describe a way of ​speaking that is too ​delicate and not ​direct enough: She ​found herself ​irritated by the interviewer's mincing way of ​askingquestions.
(Definition of mincing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mincing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 讲话, 装腔作势…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說話, 故作斯文的,拐彎抹角的…
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