- n. 奖品；战利品；纪念品
- vt. 用战利品装饰
- adj. 显示身份的；有威望的
- n. (Trophy)人名；(法)特罗菲
CET6+ TEM4 IELTS GRE
1. 希腊根词 trope "turn" (转向，转动) => trophy.
2. 同源词：trophy, trope, tropic, tropics.
来自拉丁语 trophaeum,胜利标志，纪念碑，纪念品，来自希腊语 trope,溃败，打败，战争的 转折，来自 PIE*trep,转，来自 PIE*ter,转，词源同 turn,trope.后引申词义战利品，奖品等。
- trophy:  A trophy is etymologically something awarded to commemorate the enemy’s ‘turning round’ and running away. The word comes via French trophée and Latin trophaeum from Greek trópaion ‘monument to the enemy’s defeat’. This was a noun use of the adjective tropaíos ‘of turning’, a derivative of tropé ‘turning’, hence ‘turning back the enemy’ (source also of English tropic).
- trophy (n.)
- 1510s, "a spoil or prize of war," from Middle French trophée (15c.) from Latin trophaeum "a sign of victory, monument," originally tropaeum, from Greek tropaion "monument of an enemy's defeat," noun use of neuter of adjective tropaios "of defeat, causing a rout," from trope "a rout," originally "a turning" (of the enemy); see trope. In ancient Greece, spoils or arms taken in battle and set up on the field and dedicated to a god. Figurative extension to any token or memorial of victory is first recorded 1560s. As "a symbolic representation of a classical trophy" from 1630s. Trophy wife attested by 1984.
- 1. The silver trophy was donated by a Leicester businessman.
- 2. He had heard that the trophy had been sold.
- 3. He finished third in the Tote Gold Trophy.
- 4. His name was inscribed on the trophy.
- 5. The cup is a cherished trophy of the company.
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