undertone

US [ˈʌndərˌtoʊn]
UK [ˈʌndə(r)ˌtəʊn]
  • n.蕴涵的感情(或特质、意思);寓意;弦外之音
  • Web底色;低音;低声
Plural Form:undertones  
undertone
n.
1.
~ (of sth)
蕴涵的感情(或特质、意思);寓意;弦外之音a feeling, quality or meaning that is not expressed directly but is still noticeable from what sb says or does
His soft words contained an undertone of warning.
他温和的话中蕴涵着警告之意。
The play does not have the political undertones of the novel.
这部戏没有小说的那种政治寓意。
IDM
in an undertone|in undertones
低声地;小声地in a quiet voice

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