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wry

US [raɪ]
UK [raɪ]
  • adj.啼笑皆非的;挖苦的;讽刺的;揶揄的
  • Web扭曲的;歪斜的;扭歪的
Comparative Degree:wrier  Comparative Degree:wryer  Superlative:wriest  Superlative:wryest  
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adj.
1.
啼笑皆非的showing that you are both amused and disappointed or annoyed
‘At least we got one vote,’ she said with a wry smile.
“我们起码还得了一票。”她苦笑着解嘲道。
He pulled a wry face when I asked him how it had gone.
我问他近况如何,他有些哭笑不得。
2.
挖苦的;讽刺的;揶揄的amusing in a way that shows irony
a wry comedy about family life
关于家庭生活的讽刺喜剧
a wry comment
挖苦的评论
wry humour
冷嘲式的幽默

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