简明英汉词典

epithet
[5epiWet]
n.
绰号, 称号

美国传统词典[双解]

epithet
ep.i.thet
AHD:[μp“…-thμt”]
D.J.[6ep*7Get]
K.K.[6Wp*7GWt]
n.(名词)

(1)

A term used to characterize a person or thing, such as rosy-fingered in rosy-fingered dawn or the Great in Catherine the Great.
表述词语:用来表示某人某物特性的一个表达,如玫瑰色状的黎明 中的 玫瑰色指状的 或 伟大的凯瑟琳 中的 伟大的 等

(2)

A term used as a descriptive substitute for the name or title of a person, such as The Great Emancipator for Abraham Lincoln.
加于人名的称号,绰号:用来代替一个人姓名或头衔的称谓,如伟大的解放者 用来称呼亚伯拉罕·林肯

(3)

An abusive or contemptuous word or phrase.
浑名:带侮辱性的单词或短语

(4)

Biology A word in the scientific name of an animal or a plant following the name of the genus and denoting a species, variety, or other division of the genus, as sativa in Lactuca sativa.
【生物学】 种名部分:接在属名之后的动物或植物的科学名称,指一个种、变种或属下面的其它类别,如家莴苣 在 莴苣属、家莴苣种 中

语源

(1)

Latin epitheton
拉丁语 epitheton

(2)

from Greek [neuter of] epithetos [added, attributed]
源自 希腊语 [] epithetos的中性 [附加的,增加的]

(3)

from epitithenai [to add to]
源自 epitithenai [加在]

(4)

epi- [epi-]
epi- [前缀,表“在…之前”]

(5)

tithenai [to place] * see dh?-
tithenai [放] *参见 dh?-

继承用法

epithetic 或

epithetical
adj.(形容词)

用法
Strictly speaking, an epithet need not be derogatory, but the term is commonly used as a simple synonym for “term of abuse” or “slur,” as in the sentence There is no place for racial epithets in a police officer's vocabulary. This usage is accepted by 80 percent of the Usage Panel.
严格来讲,绰号不应是贬义的,但此词一般用作“骂人的称呼”或“污辱”的同义词,如在下句中在一名警官的词汇中不应有粗俗的话。 这种用法被用法使用小组百分之八十的人接受

现代英汉词典

epithet
[5epIWet]
n.
形容词
He insulted me, using rude epithets.
他用粗话诅咒我。

现代英汉综合大辞典

epithet
[5epiWet]
n.

(1)

表示性质[特征]的名词[形容词, 短语]

(2)

附加于人名后的描述语, 称号, 绰号

(3)

【生】(一属中的)亚类名词

(4)

骂人的话, 侮辱性词语

继承用法

epithetic(al)
[9epi5Wetik(El)]
adj.
(用)性质形容词的

用法词典

epithet
拉丁语epitheton<希腊语epitheton加上

美国传统词典

epithet
ep.i.thet
AHD:[μp“…-thμt”]
D.J.[6ep*7Get]
K.K.[6Wp*7GWt]
n.

(1)

A term used to characterize a person or thing, such as rosy-fingered in rosy-fingered dawn or the Great in Catherine the Great.

(2)

A term used as a descriptive substitute for the name or title of a person, such as The Great Emancipator for Abraham Lincoln.

(3)

An abusive or contemptuous word or phrase.

(4)

Biology A word in the scientific name of an animal or a plant following the name of the genus and denoting a species, variety, or other division of the genus, as sativa in Lactuca sativa.

语源

(1)

Latin epitheton

(2)

from Greek [neuter of] epithetos [added, attributed]

(3)

from epitithenai [to add to]

(4)

epi- [epi-]

(5)

tithenai [to place] * see dh?-

继承用法

epithetic or

epithetical
adj.

用法
Strictly speaking, an epithet need not be derogatory, but the term is commonly used as a simple synonym for “term of abuse” or “slur,” as in the sentence There is no place for racial epithets in a police officer's vocabulary. This usage is accepted by 80 percent of the Usage Panel.

英汉地质大词典

epithet
n.种名

英汉化学大词典

epithet
n.浑名,绰号

英汉计算机大词典

epithet
n.浑名(绰号)

英汉能源大词典

epithet
n.绰号

英汉医学大词典

epithet
n.表示性质的形容词,绰号

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