hideous

英 ['hɪdɪəs] 美
  • adj. 可怕的;丑恶的
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1. 谐音“黑得要死”。
hideous 丑陋的

来自古法语hideus,来自hisdos,可怕的,恐怖的,丑陋的,拼写可能受hide影响。或直接来自hide,兽皮,引申词义野兽,野蛮的,丑陋的。

hideous (adj.)
c. 1300, "terrifying, horrible, dreadful," from Anglo-French hidous, Old French hideus, earlier hisdos "hideous, horrible, awful, frightening" (11c.; Modern French hideux), from hisda "horror, fear," perhaps of Germanic origin; or else from Vulgar Latin *hispidosus, from Latin hispidus "shaggy, bristly," "[b]ut this presents numerous difficulties" [OED]. Meaning "repulsive" is late 14c.
1. His family was subjected to a hideous attack by the gang.
他的家人遭到了匪帮的恐怖袭击。

来自柯林斯例句

2. It's been a perfectly hideous day.
这一天真是糟糕透了。

来自柯林斯例句

3. But was it, in fact, a hideous goof?
但事实上这是否是个弥天大错?

来自柯林斯例句

4. Their new colour scheme is hideous!
他们新的颜色搭配难看极了!

来自《权威词典》

5. They're not like dogs; they're hideous brutes.
它们不像狗, 是丑陋的畜牲.

来自《简明英汉词典》

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