2015十大牛津新词你都get到了吗?今年牛津收录了哪些新单词?从emoji, 到lumbersexual,快听节目学习这些热词吧。

今年牛津收录了哪些新单词?

从emoji, 到lumbersexual,

快听节目学习这些热词吧。

2015十大牛津新词你都get到了吗?

emoji

表情符合


Loanword/borrowed word

外来词(从外语输入本国语言的词)


The usage of emoji has gone up a lot this year

表情符号本身的使用频率大幅增长


Selection committee: 评选委员会


They chose emoji because it has replaced the use of text itself

他们选择emoji因为表情符号的使用已经开始取代文字本身


Happy face: 笑脸

Sad face:苦脸


Face with tears of joy: 泪中带笑的表情符号

Lumbersexual

伐木工

a person who is sexy in a rugged lumberjack way.

伐木工性感范儿。形容不修边幅却性感的男人。


例句: Daniel Craig is a lumbersexual.


Rugged:不修边幅的

Metrosexual

几年前的热词,形容爱打扮、精致的花样美男。

Lumberjack: 伐木工

Bushy beard: 大胡子

they

他/她?

describes a person of unspecified sex. 

形容一个性别不容易分辨的人,看上去既像男的,又像女的。为了避免冒犯他/她,就可以用'they'来形容这个人。注意,这个词这里是形容单数、一个人。


例句: Is that a man or a woman? I don't know. It's a they.

Brexit

英国可能退出欧盟

Brexit (noun): Britain possiblly exits the European Union. 英国可能退出欧盟。

例句: Should Britian make a Brexit? 

Sharing economy

共享经济

an economic system in which assets or services are sharedbetween individuals, either for free or for a fee, typically by means of the internet. 共享经济。

另外有个常用的类似概念:the Uberization of the economy (优步模式经济)

Refugee

难民

a person who is forced to leave their country to escape war, persecution ornatural disasters 难民。

媒体常提refugee crisis: 难民危机

Ad blocker

广告过滤软件

A piece of software that prevents advertisements from appearing on aweb page. 广告过滤软件。


The dark web

暗网

the part of the internet only accessible by a special piece of software. 暗网。

On fleek

潮、有范儿

extremely good, attractive or stylish. 潮、有范儿。

例句: You're looking on fleek today.

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