grope

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源自中古英語 gropien,源自古英語 grāpian,与grīpan有关(其派生出英語 gripe),亦对比grip

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grope(第三人稱單數簡單現在時 gropes,現在分詞 groping,一般過去時及過去分詞 groped

  1. (棄用) (用手)拿取
  2. 摸黑寻找,(指盲人)用手寻找
    • a. 1812. Joseph Stevens Buckminster, sermon
      to grope about a little longer among the miseries and sensualities of a worldly life
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    • 1898, J. Meade FalknerMoonfleet, Ch.4:
      Yet there was no time to be lost if I was ever to get out alive, and so I groped with my hands against the side of the grave until I made out the bottom edge of the slab, and then fell to grubbing beneath it with my fingers. But the earth, which the day before had looked light and loamy to the eye, was stiff and hard enough when one came to tackle it with naked hands, and in an hour's time I had done little more than further weary myself and bruise my fingers.
    • 1914Louis Joseph Vance, chapter III,出自 Nobody,New York, N.Y.:George H[enry] Doran Company,出版年份1915, OCLC 40817384:
      Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
      (請為本引文添加中文翻譯)
  3. (尤指性方面的)爱抚
    We've been together two weeks, and have just been kissing and groping, but no sex yet.
    我们在一起两个星期了,就亲了亲嘴,互相爱抚,但是还没有做爱。
  4. 用手猥亵
    That old man groped that girl on the train!
    那个老头在火车上猥亵了那个女孩!
  5. (棄用) 检查测试
    (我們能否查找並添加Chaucer引用過本詞的語句?)

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grope(複數 gropes

  1. (非正式) 用手猥亵咸猪手
    The old man tried to get a quick grope of the young lady on the train.
    那个老头想猥亵那位火车上的少女。

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