Muse asked in 社會與文化語言 · 9 years ago

為啥tomato有美人之意?

看字典查到有(美麗的)女人的意思

典故何來?程度強弱為何?跟beauty比較哪個較強?

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  • 9 years ago
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    an attractive girl or woman. : A good-looking tomato brought me my change.

    (Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.)

    這是俚語才用的,有的字典甚至說是 罵人的用語 (offensive)

    a beautiful woman 中性至正面的說法

    tomato 顯示說話者沒水準,或對對方很不屑,或在攻擊她

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