genteelism

 
[dʒen'tiːlɪzəm]     [dʒen'tiːlɪzəm]    
  • n. 上流的谈吐;假装绅士的谈吐

genteelism的用法和样例:

例句

  1. Although she was poor, she was living in genteel poverty.
    尽管她贫穷,但她总想装出上流社会阶层的样子。
  2. She lived a genteel, careful, frugal life.
    她过著高尚的、谨慎而节俭的生活。
  3. Her genteel accent irritated me.
    她那矫揉造作的腔调使我感到难受。
  4. You are genteel enough, you look like a lady.
    你是够文雅的,看上去象个大家闺秀。
  5. She spent most of her declining years in genteel poverty.
    她晚年的大部分时间是在家境贫寒却又虚摆排场的情况下度过的。
  6. The pigeon is a beautiful and genteel bird.
    鸽子是一种美丽而温柔的鸟。

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