Translation of "McCarthyism" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ U ] uk us /məˈkɑː.θi.ɪ.zəm/ US  /-ˈkɑːr-/

the act of accusing someone of something that is considered unacceptable by many people, especially when you have no proof

McCarthyism is named after the American politician Joseph McCarthy, who in the 1950s accused many Americans of being Communists. 麦卡锡主义以美国政客约瑟夫‧麦卡锡的名字命名,1950年,他指控众多美国公民为共产党。
She was a victim of McCarthyism. 她是麦卡锡主义的受害者。
McCarthyite uk us /məˈkɑː.θi.aɪt/ US  /-ˈkɑːr-/ noun [ C ], adjective (also McCarthyist)

He led a McCarthyite witch-hunt against homosexuals. 他对同性恋者发动了一场麦卡锡主义的政治迫害。

(Translation of “McCarthyism” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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