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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1操作 cāo zuòcao1 zuo4to work; to operate; to manipulate
2操纵 操縱 cāo zòngcao1 zong4to operate; to control; to rig; to manipulate
3体操 體操 cāoti3 cao1gymnastic; gymnastics
4 cāocao1to grasp; to hold; to operate; to manage; to control; to steer; to exercise; to drill (practice); to play; to speak (a language); old variant of
5情操 qíng cāoqing2 cao1sentiments; feelings; disposition of mind; moral character
6曹操 cáo cāoCao2 Cao1Cao Cao (155-220), famous statesman and general at the end of Han, noted poet and calligrapher, later warlord, founder and first king of Cao Wei 曹魏 , father of Emperor Cao Pi 曹丕 ; the main villain of novel the Romance of Three Kingdoms 三国演义
7操心 cāo xīncao1 xin1to worry about
8操场 操場 cāo chǎngcao1 chang3playground; sports field; drill ground; Classifiers:
9暗操贱业 暗操賤業 àn cāo jiàn an4 cao1 jian4 ye4to engage in prostitution illegally (idiom)
10暗箱操作 àn xiāng cāo zuòan4 xiang1 cao1 zuo4covert activities (election rigging etc); under-the-table manipulations; black operations
11柏节松操 柏節松操 bǎi jié sōng cāobai3 jie2 song1 cao1chaste widowhood
12保健操 bǎo jiàn cāobao3 jian4 cao1health exercises
13必操胜券 必操勝券 cāo shèng quànbi4 cao1 sheng4 quan4to control a situation (idiom)
14步操 cāobu4 cao1foot drill (military, physical exercises etc)
15操办 操辦 cāo bàncao1 ban4to arrange matters
16操持 cāo chicao1 chi5to manage; to handle
17操刀必割 cāo dāo cao1 dao1 bi4 ge1to be sure to take advantage of a chance when it comes (idiom)
18操刀伤锦 操刀傷錦 cāo dāo shāng jǐncao1 dao1 shang1 jin3to attempt sth. beyond one's capability and end in failure (idiom)
19操刀手 cāo dāo shǒucao1 dao1 shou3person charged with decisive action; hatchet man
20操典 cāo diǎncao1 dian3drill book
21操舵 cāo duòcao1 duo4to steer (a vessel); to hold the rudder; at the helm
22操舵室 cāo duò shìcao1 duo4 shi4pilothouse
23操法 cāo cao1 fa3drill rules
24操斧伐柯 cāo cao1 fu3 fa2 ke1(cf Book of Songs) How to fashion an ax handle? You need an ax; fig. to follow a principle; fig. to act as matchmaker
25操觚 cāo cao1 gu1to write; to compose
26操觚为生 操觚為生 cāo wéi shēngcao1 gu1 wei2 sheng1to live (make a living) by writing (idiom)
27操航 cāo hángcao1 hang2to take the helm; to steer (a ship)
28操课 操課 cāo cao1 ke4military drill
29操控 cāo kòngcao1 kong4to control; to manipulate
30操劳 操勞 cāo láocao1 lao2to work hard; to look after
31操劳过度 操勞過度 cāo láo guò cao1 lao2 guo4 du4to be excessively loaded with cares; to be overworked (idiom)
32操练 操練 cāo liàncao1 lian4drill; practice
33操盘手 操盤手 cāo pán shǒucao1 pan2 shou3trader or dealer (of stocks and shares etc)
34操坪 cāo píngcao1 ping2drill ground
35操切 cāo qiècao1 qie4rash; hasty
36操切从事 操切從事 cāo qiè cóng shìcao1 qie4 cong2 shi4to act with undue haste; to go about impetuously (idiom)
37操神 cāo shéncao1 shen2to worry about; to look after; to take care of
38操守 cāo shǒucao1 shou3personal integrity
39操守可信 cāo shǒu xìncao1 shou3 ke3 xin4to be resolute and trustworthy (idiom)
40操行 cāo xíngcao1 xing2(student's) behavior
41操演 cāo yǎncao1 yan3drill; exercise; demonstration; to demonstrate
42操之过急 操之過急 cāo zhī guò cao1 zhi1 guo4 ji2to act with undue haste (idiom); eager and impatient; overhasty
43操舟 cāo zhōucao1 zhou1to steer a boat
44操纵杆 操縱桿 cāo zòng gǎncao1 zong4 gan3joystick; control lever
45操纵自如 操縱自如 cāo zòng cao1 zong4 zi4 ru2to operate (a machine etc) with ease
46操作规程 操作規程 cāo zuò guī chéngcao1 zuo4 gui1 cheng2operating rules; work regulations
47操作环境 操作環境 cāo zuò huán jìngcao1 zuo4 huan2 jing4operating environment
48操作速率 cāo zuò cao1 zuo4 su4 lu:4operating speed
49操作台 cāo zuò táicao1 zuo4 tai2operating desk; control panel; console
50操作系统 操作系統 cāo zuò tǒngcao1 zuo4 xi4 tong3operating system
51操作员 操作員 cāo zuò yuáncao1 zuo4 yuan2operator
52操作者 cāo zuò zhěcao1 zuo4 zhe3operator
53重操旧业 重操舊業 chóng cāo jiù chong2 cao1 jiu4 ye4to resume one's old trade (idiom)
54出操 chū cāochu1 cao1to drill; to exercise; to go outdoors for physical exercise
55电脑操作 電腦操作 diàn nǎo cāo zuòdian4 nao3 cao1 zuo4computer handling
56国际体操联合会 國際體操聯合會 guó cāo lián huìGuo2 ji4 Ti3 cao1 Lian2 he2 hui4Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique
57核武器操练 核武器操練 cāo liànhe2 wu3 qi4 cao1 lian4nuclear weapon exercise
58黑箱操作 hēi xiāng cāo zuòhei1 xiang1 cao1 zuo4see 暗箱操作
59互操性 cāo xìnghu4 cao1 xing4interoperability
60健美操 jiàn měi cāojian4 mei3 cao1aerobics; aerobic dance (school P.E. activity)
61洁操 潔操 jié cāojie2 cao1integrity; moral principle; unimpeachable conduct; noble behavior; spotless personal integrity
62井臼亲操 井臼親操 jǐng jiù qīn cāojing3 jiu4 qin1 cao1to do one's own domestic chores (idiom)
63可操作的艺术 可操作的藝術 cāo zuò de shùke3 cao1 zuo4 de5 yi4 shu4the art of the possible (Bismarck on politics)
64课间操 課間操 jiān cāoke4 jian1 cao1setting-up exercises during the break (between classes)
65幕后操纵 幕後操縱 hòu cāo zòngmu4 hou4 cao1 zong4to manipulate from behind the scenes; to pull the strings
66耐操 nài cāonai4 cao1(Tw) (of a person) to have stamina; (of a product) durable; (mainland China) (vulgar) (usu. of a woman) alternative form of 耐肏 (enthusiastic as a sexual partner)
67劈情操 qíng cāopi1 qing2 cao1to have a friendly chat (Shanghai)
68率尔操觚 率爾操觚 shuài ěr cāo shuai4 er3 cao1 gu1to compose in off-hand way (idiom); to dash off
69说曹操,曹操到 說曹操,曹操到 shuō cáo cāo , cáo cāo dàoshuo1 Cao2 Cao1 , Cao2 Cao1 dao4see 说曹操曹操就到
70说曹操曹操就到 說曹操曹操就到 shuō cáo cāo cáo cāo jiù dàoshuo1 Cao2 Cao1 Cao2 Cao1 jiu4 dao4lit. speak of Cao Cao and Cao Cao arrives; fig. speak of the devil and he doth appear
71陶冶情操 táo qíng cāotao2 ye3 qing2 cao1to cultivate one's mind; to build character
72体操队 體操隊 cāo duìti3 cao1 dui4gymnastics team
73体操运动员 體操運動員 cāo yùn dòng yuánti3 cao1 yun4 dong4 yuan2gymnast
74同室操戈 tóng shì cāo tong2 shi4 cao1 ge1wielding the halberd within the household (idiom); internecine strife
75网络操作系统 網絡操作系統 wǎng luò cāo zuò tǒngwang3 luo4 cao1 zuo4 xi4 tong3network operating system
76稳操胜券 穩操勝券 wěn cāo shèng quànwen3 cao1 sheng4 quan4grasp it and victory is assured; to have success within one's grasp (idiom)
77稳操胜算 穩操勝算 wěn cāo shèng suànwen3 cao1 sheng4 suan4to be assured of success
78稳操左券 穩操左券 wěn cāo zuǒ quànwen3 cao1 zuo3 quan4to have full assurance of success (idiom)
79遥控操作 遙控操作 yáo kòng cāo zuòyao2 kong4 cao1 zuo4remote operation
80艺术体操 藝術體操 shù cāoyi4 shu4 ti3 cao1rhythmic gymnastics
81有氧操 yǒu yǎng cāoyou3 yang3 cao1aerobics
82有氧健身操 yǒu yǎng jiàn shēn cāoyou3 yang3 jian4 shen1 cao1aerobics
83早操 zǎo cāozao3 cao1morning exercises (physical exercises commonly performed en masse at schools and workplaces in East Asian countries)
84贞操 貞操 zhēn cāozhen1 cao1(usually of women) chastity; virginity; virtue; honor; loyalty; moral integrity
85贞操带 貞操帶 zhēn cāo dàizhen1 cao1 dai4chastity belt
86煮茗操琴 zhǔ míng cāo qínzhu3 ming2 cao1 qin2to brew tea and play one's lute (idiom)
87自由体操 自由體操 yóu cāozi4 you2 ti3 cao1floor (gymnastics)
88做操 zuò cāozuo4 cao1to do exercises; to do gymnastics

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