简明英汉词典

affront
[E5frQnt]
n.
公开侮辱, 轻蔑
vt.
公开侮辱, 冒犯, 面对

美国传统词典[双解]

affront
af.front
AHD:[…-fr?nt“]
D.J.[*6fr(nt]
K.K.[*6fr(nt]
v.tr.(及物动词)
af.front.edaf.front.ingaf.fronts

(1)

To insult intentionally, especially openly.See Synonyms at offend
公开侮辱:有意地,特指公开地侮辱参见 offend

(2)

To meet defiantly; confront.
勇敢地面对;面临

(3)

Obsolete To meet or encounter face to face.
【废语】 面对:面对面的遇见或相遇
n.(名词)

(1)

An open or intentional offense, slight, or insult:
公开侮辱:公开或有意地冒犯、轻视或侮辱:
Such behavior is an affront to society.
这种行为是对社会的蔑视

(2)

Obsolete A hostile encounter or meeting.
【废语】 冒犯,侮慢,仇视:有敌意的相遇或会面

语源

(1)

Middle English afrounten
中古英语 afrounten

(2)

from Old French afronter
源自 古法语 afronter

(3)

Latin ad- [ad-]
拉丁语 ad- [前缀,表“朝向”]

(4)

Latin fr?s front- [face] * see front
拉丁语 fr?s front- [脸] *参见 front

现代英汉词典

affront
[E5frQnt]
vt.
(当众)侮辱,冒犯

现代英汉综合大辞典

affront
[E5frQnt]
vt.

(1)

侮辱, 冒犯

(2)

泰然面对, 毅然对抗
affront death
临死不惧

词性变化

affront
[E5frQnt]
n.
当众侮辱

继承用法

affronted
adj.
被冒犯的, 被侮辱的

affronter
n.

affrontingly
adv.

习惯用语

offer an affront to sb.
当众侮辱某人

put an affront to sb.
当众侮辱某人

offer an affront upon sb.
当众侮辱某人

put an affront upon sb.
当众侮辱某人

参考词汇
insult    

英文相关词典

affront
offense    provocation    

美国传统词典

affront
af.front
AHD:[…-fr?nt“]
D.J.[*6fr(nt]
K.K.[*6fr(nt]
v.tr.
af.front.ed, af.front.ing, af.fronts

(1)

To insult intentionally, especially openly.See Synonyms at offend

(2)

To meet defiantly; confront.

(3)

Obsolete To meet or encounter face to face.
n.

(1)

An open or intentional offense, slight, or insult:
Such behavior is an affront to society.

(2)

Obsolete A hostile encounter or meeting.

语源

(1)

Middle English afrounten

(2)

from Old French afronter

(3)

Latin ad- [ad-]

(4)

Latin fr?s front- [face] * see front

英汉法学大词典

affront
v.冒犯

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