英 ['lɒrɪət; 'lɔː-]
- adj. 戴桂冠的；荣誉的
- n. 桂冠诗人；得奖者
- vt. 使戴桂冠
- laureate (adj.)
- late 14c., from Latin laureatus "crowned with laurels," from laurea "laurel crown" (emblematic of victory or distinction in poetry), from fem. of laureus "of laurel," from laurus "laurel." Laureat poete first found in "Canterbury Tales" (form with the noun before the adjective, in imitation of Latin word order, is from c. 1400 in English); the first official one was probably Ben Jonson (1638), though the first recorded one was Dryden (1668). Extended to Nobel prize winners, 1947. As a noun, 1520s, from the adjective. Related: Laureateship.
- 1. He was a Nobel laureate in physics.
- 2. For Holmes, society was Boston, the city of which he was poet - laureate.
- 对霍姆斯而言, 社会就是波士顿, 他是这个城市里的桂冠诗人.
- 3. For Holms, society was Boston, the city of which he was poet - laureate.
- 对霍姆斯而言, 社会就是波士顿, 他就是这个城市里的桂冠诗人.
- 4. He was awarded the poet laureate by the queen.
- 5. The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag.
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