Translation of "McCarthyism" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

McCarthyism

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

麥卡錫主義(以莫須有的罪名指控某人做某事的法西斯行徑)
McCarthyism is named after the American politician Joseph McCarthy, who in the 1950s accused many Americans of being Communists. 麥卡錫主義以美國政客約瑟夫‧麥卡錫的名字命名,50年代時,他指控眾多美國公民為共產黨。
She was a victim of McCarthyism. 她是麥卡錫主義的受害者。
McCarthyite uk us /məˈkɑː.θi.aɪt/ US  /-ˈkɑːr-/ noun [ C ], adjective (also McCarthyist)

He led a McCarthyite witch-hunt against homosexuals. 他對同性戀者發動了一場麥卡錫主義的政治迫害。

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

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