简明英汉词典

genteel
[dVen5ti:l]
adj.
上流社会的

美国传统词典[双解]

genteel
gen.teel
AHD:[jμn-t?l“]
D.J.[d9en6ti8l]
K.K.[d9Wn6til]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Refined in manner; well-bred and polite.
优雅的:举止优雅的;受良好教育并有礼貌的

(2)

Free from vulgarity or rudeness.
不庸俗的或不粗鲁的

(3)

Elegantly stylish:
优雅漂亮的:
genteel manners and appearance.
优美的举止和漂亮的外表

(4)

Striving to convey a manner or an appearance of refinement and respectability.See Synonyms at polite
力求优雅的:努力表现优雅而端庄的举止外表的参见 polite

(5)

Marked by affected and somewhat prudish refinement.
假作高雅的,假斯文的:显得装模作样的,在某种程度上过于装扮优雅的

语源

(1)

French gentil
法语 gentil

(2)

from Old French * see gentle
源自 古法语 *参见 gentle

继承用法

genteelly
adv.(副词)

genteelness
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

genteel
[dVen5ti:l]
adj.

(1)

假装彬彬有礼的;装绅士派头的

(2)

有教养的;有礼貌的;文雅的

现代英汉综合大辞典

genteel
[dVen5ti:l]
adj.

(1)

有礼貌[教养]的

(2)

上流社会的, 绅士风度的

(3)

[口]文雅的; 斯文的

(4)

时髦的; [讽]假斯文的; 摆绅士[贵族]架子的

继承用法

genteelly
adv.

genteelness
n.

genteelism
[dVen5ti:lIz(E)m]
n.
雅语(如用 stomach 替代 belly)

习惯用语

do the genteel
装气派

美国传统词典

genteel
gen.teel
AHD:[jμn-t?l“]
D.J.[d/en6ti8l]
K.K.[d/Wn6til]
adj.

(1)

Refined in manner; well-bred and polite.

(2)

Free from vulgarity or rudeness.

(3)

Elegantly stylish:
genteel manners and appearance.

(4)

Striving to convey a manner or an appearance of refinement and respectability.See Synonyms at polite

(5)

Marked by affected and somewhat prudish refinement.

语源

(1)

French gentil

(2)

from Old French * see gentle

继承用法

genteelly
adv.

genteelness
n.

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