- n. 信天翁；沉重的负担；阻碍
(figurative) something that hinders or handicaps;
"she was an albatross around his neck"
large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight
- An albatross aloft can be a spectacular site.
- The old car is an albatross around my neck.
- The issue has become a political albatross for the government.
- wandering albatross [鸟]漂泊信天翁...
Instead of the cross, the albatross About my neck was hung.出自： Coleridge