简明英汉词典

folly
[5fCli]
n.
愚蠢, 荒唐事, 轻松歌舞剧, 讽刺剧, 傻念头, 傻话, 耗费巨大而又无益的事, <古>放荡

美国传统词典[双解]

folly
fol.ly
AHD:[f?l“?]
D.J.[6f%li8]
K.K.[6f$li]
n.(名词)
【复数】 fol.lies

(1)

A lack of good sense, understanding, or foresight.
愚笨:良好的想法、理解和远虑的缺乏

(2)

An act or instance of foolishness:
愚行,荒唐事:愚蠢的行为或事例:
regretted the follies of his youth.
为他年轻时的愚蠢行为而后悔

(3)

A costly undertaking having an absurd or ruinous outcome.
费力不讨好的事:一项具有一个荒谬或毁灭性结果的代价很高的任务

(4)

follies (used with a sing. or pl. verb)An elaborate theatrical revue consisting of music, dance, and skits.
follies (与单数或复数动词连用)时事讽刺剧:由音乐、舞蹈和讽刺文组成的精心制作的戏剧性时事讽刺剧

(5)

Obsolete
【废语】

(6)

Perilously or criminally foolish action.
危险的蠢行:危险或犯法的愚蠢行为

(7)

Evil; wickedness.
坏;邪恶

(8)

Lewdness; lasciviousness.
卑劣;好色

语源

(1)

Middle English folie
中古英语 folie

(2)

from Old French
源自 古法语

(3)

from fol [foolish]
源自 fol [愚蠢]

(4)

from Late Latin follis [windbag, fool] * see fool
源自 后期拉丁语 follis [空谈者,傻子] *参见 fool

现代英汉词典

folly
[5fRlI]
n.
-lies

(1)

愚笨,愚蠢
It is folly to buy such a junk at $100.
花一百美元买这样的旧化是愚蠢的。

(2)

愚行;荒唐之事
To reduce public spending on wellbeing would be an act of the greatest folly.
削减公共福利事业的开支将是一件非常愚蠢的事。
the follies of youth
青年人的荒唐事

(3)

华而不实的建筑

现代英汉综合大辞典

folly
[5fCli]
n.

(1)

愚蠢

(2)

傻念头,蠢行,荒唐事

(3)

吃亏上当的事

(4)

[pl. ] (反映时事的)一种轻松歌舞剧
commit a folly
作蠢事
The -lies of youth are food for repentence in old age.
[谚]年轻时胡闹, 年老时烦恼。

英文相关词典

folly
silliness    stupidity    sagacity    wisdom    

美国传统词典

folly
fol.ly
AHD:[f?l“?]
D.J.[6f%li8]
K.K.[6f$li]
n.
pl. fol.lies

(1)

A lack of good sense, understanding, or foresight.

(2)

An act or instance of foolishness:
regretted the follies of his youth.

(3)

A costly undertaking having an absurd or ruinous outcome.

(4)

follies (used with a sing. or pl. verb)An elaborate theatrical revue consisting of music, dance, and skits.

(5)

Obsolete

(6)

Perilously or criminally foolish action.

(7)

Evil; wickedness.

(8)

Lewdness; lasciviousness.

语源

(1)

Middle English folie

(2)

from Old French

(3)

from fol [foolish]

(4)

from Late Latin follis [windbag, fool] * see fool

英汉化学大词典

folly
n.愚笨,耗费巨大而又无益的事

英汉计算机大词典

folly
n.愚笨(耗费巨大而又无益的事)

英汉能源大词典

folly
n.愚笨

英汉心理学大词典

folly
愚笨

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