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调侃
Simplified 调侃
Traditional 調侃
Pin Yin
tiao2 kan3
English
  • to ridicule
  • to tease
Examples:
1. 一封没有发出的信--阿拉法特调侃布什
An Unmailed Letter from Arafat
2. 结果,这本出访手册被我的大多数同事通常看作是介乎粗制滥造的旅游指南与调侃无聊的低级笑话之间的某种东西。
As a result, the trip book is currently regarded by most of my colleagues as somewhere between a rough guide and a bad joke.
3. 她以出奇坦率直白的文字描写了一个别样的儿童世界,而她调侃的文字、独具慧眼的观察,又使这本书具有极强的可读性。
As a young girl, she frankly described an inequable children world, which we didn't know. Not only children but also adults enjoy this book.
4. 例如:“老不死的”一词,如果用于大街上碰到的一个陌生人,就有骂人的意思;但如果是欣欣然用于一对恩爱的老夫老妻之间的偶然调侃中,则能充分表现出人与人之间的那种坦荡、观、诚、信、谐、默、昵,而又略带嗔怪色彩的复杂感情。
For example“老不死的( lǎ o bù sǐ de)” meaning old fellow or old folk, when uttered by strangers colliding on the street, can be offensive.
5. 人们对于这句话都不那么认真,因为貌似它更像一句调侃
People are saying this not so serious, because it seems more like a sentence saying.
6. 索来斯觉察出有点调侃的味儿来了,赶快把话打断。
Soames, scenting the approach of a jest, closed up.
7. 有些自作聪明的人说,天才是“留长发、吃奇怪的食物、独居的人,是说笑话的人调侃的对象”。
Some wiseacre has said that a genius is a man who "wears long hair, eats queer food, lives alone, and serves as a target for the joke makers."
8. 劳拉的幽默调侃,显示了她另外的风趣一面。
This speech showed a different and very funny side of Laura Bush.
9. 牧师调侃圣诞老人 粉碎儿童殷殷期待
Vicar Slays Santa, Shocks Children
10. 牧师调侃圣诞老人 粉碎儿童殷殷期待(2002/12/13)
Vicar Slays Santa, Shocks Children (2002/12/13)