transfix Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “transfix” in the English Dictionary

"transfix" in British English

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transfixverb [T]

uk   us   /trænsˈfɪks/ literary

transfix verb [T] (UNABLE TO MOVE)

to make a ​person or ​animalunable to ​move or ​stoplooking at something because they are so ​interested, ​surprised, or ​frightened: The ​conferencedelegates were transfixed by her ​speech.

transfix verb [T] (POINTED OBJECT)

to ​push a ​long, ​pointedobject through someone or something: A ​bodylay in the ​corner, transfixed by a ​spear.
adjective uk   us   /-ˈfɪkst/
Rabbits transfixed in the ​glare of ​carheadlights are ​commonvictims on the ​roads.
(Definition of transfix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “transfix”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不能移动, 使不能动弹, 使呆住…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不能移動, 使不能動彈, 使呆住…
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