Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “McCarthyism”

McCarthyism

noun [U]     /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。
Blaming and accusingUnited States politics and government
McCarthyite     /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。
United States politics and governmentBlaming and accusing
(Definition of McCarthyism noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Blaming & accusing, but you might be interested in these topics from the Expressing opposition & disapproval topic area:

Definitions of “McCarthyism” in English

Translations of “McCarthyism” in other languages

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More