《牛津英语词典》季度更新:众筹、“抢镜”入围

2015-07-22 11:16:00 来源: 新东方(北京) 举报
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在《牛津英语词典》最近的季度更新中,有五百多个单词和词组被添入。

在《牛津英语词典》最近的季度更新中,有五百多个单词和词组被添入,其中包括了“抢镜”(Photobombing)、“众筹”(crowdfunding)、“推特红人”(twitterati)等热词,它们大多与科技和流行文化有关,反映了英语的与时俱进。

1.meh /咩/

感叹词:随便,呵呵

int.expressing indifference or a lack of enthusiasm.

2.twerk/特沃尔克/

名词:电臀舞,高频扭动屁股的舞姿

v.to dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner, using thrusting movements of the bottom and hips while in a low, squatting stance.

3.stagette/斯达捷特/

名词:婚前新娘和闺蜜的狂欢

n.a party given for a woman about to be married (known elsewhere as a bachelorette party or hen night).

4.mahala/马哈拉/

形容词:免费的

adj. for nothing, gratis.

5.freegan/福瑞干/

名词:(为环保)吃丢弃的食物的人

n.a person who eats discarded food, typically collected from the refuse of shops or restaurants, for ethical or ecological reasons.

6.twitterati/推特啊弟/

名词:推特红人

n.The Tweet elite, whose feeds attract thousands of followers and whose 140-character spews capture the attention of the rapt who doggedly monitor them.

7.Sexting /塞克斯停/

名词:发送色情短信

Sex+Texting.

8.Photobombing/否头棒冰/

名词:成功抢镜的行为(见图中大表姐)

n.the act of spoiling (a photograph) by unexpectedly appearing in the camera'sfield of view as the picture is taken, typically as a prank or practical joke.

《牛津英语词典》季度更新:众筹、“抢镜”入围

9.Crowdfunding/可绕得方顶/

名词:众筹

n.The act of fundraising by using the Internet or a similar network to solicit funds from a large pool of potential donors.

10.autotune /奥拖吞/

名词:电音修饰人声(听听T-pain的音乐或者Cher的believe,你就知道这个词是怎么回事了)

n.a software package that automatically manipulates a recording of a vocal track until it is in tune regardless of whether or not the original performance was in tune

11.webisode/歪必搜得/

名词:网络剧

n.an episode of a television show that is available online for viewing or download.

12、dog whistle/刀哥 未搜/

名词:看似无伤大雅实则对特定群体不善的言语

n.The use of terms that seem innocuous but are intended to convey a hidden and potentially controversial message to a particular audience.

13.vape/薇帕/

动词:吸电子烟

v.To inhale the vapor produced by a non-combustible cigarette, most commonly an electronic cigarette.

14.shipping/些品/

名词:萌CP,凑CP

n.A term used to describe fan fictions that take previously created characters and put them as a pair.

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