awkward

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來自awk (怪異的,笨拙的) +‎ -ward

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副詞[编辑]

awkward比較級 more awkward最高級 most awkward

  1. (棄用) 向後
    • Template:RQ:Mlry MrtArthr1
      Than groned the knyght for his grymme woundis, and gyrdis to Sir Gawayne and awkewarde hym strykes, and [] kut thorow a vayne [].
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形容詞[编辑]

awkward比較級 awkwarder more awkward最高級 awkwardest most awkward

  1. 靈巧的,笨拙的,彆扭
    John was awkward at performing the trick. He'll have to practice to improve.
    John在耍那個戲法的時候笨手笨腳的。他還是要練習才能提高。
    近義詞: clumsylubberlyungracefulunhandy
    反義詞: dexterousgainlygracefulhandyskillful
  2. 尷尬的,讓人難堪
    That was an extremely awkward moment. Everyone was watching.
    那一刻真的非常尷尬,大家都在看著。
    An awkward silence had fallen.
    陷入了一片尷尬的沉默。
  3. 不善交際的,不善言談
    I'm very awkward at parties.
    我在派對上很畏縮
    Things get very awkward whenever 60-year old men use cheesy pick-up lines on me.
    每有60多歲的老人用老土的搭訕語句找我攀談時,我都不知道該怎麼辦才好
    近義詞: maladroit
    反義詞: amiablecool
  4. 任性指人;不方便的,難以應付的,棘手
    He's a right awkward chap.
    他這個小子很難對付
    These cabinets are going to be very awkward when we move.
    我們搬家時這些陳列櫃會很難處理
    • 2020年8月26日,Andrew Mourant,“Reinforced against future flooding”,出自 Rail, 頁號61:
      Clearing up rock and fallen vegetation at such an awkward site required a team of specialist geoengineers.
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awkward(複數 awkwards

  1. 笨拙的人;尷尬的情況;任性的人等 可以使用上述形容詞形容的人或物
    • 1912,Eliza Ripley, Social Life in Old New Orleans, Being Recollections of My Girlhood,New York, N.Y.; London:D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 2732890:
      Another important branch of deportment was to seat the awkwards stiffly on the extreme edge of a chair, fold the hands on the very precarious lap, droop the eyes in a pensive way.
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    • 1998Leo MarksBetween Silk and Cyanide: The Story of SOE's Code War,London:HarperCollins, →ISBN:
      'What periods are you talking about?' / 'The monthly awkwards. Didn't the girls at Molyneux have them when you were managing director?' / The Rabbit leaned forward, sniffing the air in the immediate vicinity. 'Either you've been drinking or you've got some girl into trouble. Or am I being unfair to you and it's both?'
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    • 2014Grace HelbigGrace's Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up,New York, N.Y.:Touchstone Books, Simon & Schuster, →ISBN, 頁號76:
      That is a way to make awkwards. And it's not fun to hang out with awkwards more than once.
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