英 [suːpə'rænjʊeɪtɪd; 'sjuː-]
- adj. 过时的；退休的；老朽的
- v. 退休；变陈旧（superannuate的过去分词）
- superannuated (adj.)
- 1630s, "obsolete, out of date;" 1740, "retired on account of old age," from Modern Latin superannuatus, alteration (perhaps by influence of annual) of Medieval Latin superannatus (which meant "more than a year old" and was used of cattle), from Latin super "beyond, over" (see super-) + annus "year" (see annual (adj.)). Earlier in same sense was superannate (c. 1600), from Medieval Latin superannatus. Compare French suranner.
- 1. Nothing is more tiresome than a superannuated pedagogue.
- 2. Are you still riding that superannuated old bike?
- 你还骑那辆老掉牙的自行车 吗 ?
[ superannuated 造句 ]