Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
exterior /eks'tiəriə/
  • tính từ
    • ngoài, ở ngoài, từ ngoài vào
      • exterior angle: (toán học) góc ngoài
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) nước ngoài
    • danh từ
      • bề ngoài; mặt ngoài, bên ngoài
      • cách cư xử bề ngoài; vẻ bề ngoài
    Concise Dictionary
    +the region that is outside of something
    +the outer side or surface of something
    +situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 outer, outside, external, outward, superficial, surface:
    The exterior covering of the capsule becomes very hot on re-entry into the earth's atmosphere.
    2 external, extrinsic, extraneous, foreign, alien, exotic, outside:
    The problem can be overcome without exterior help.
    3 outside, surface, covering, coating, facing, face, front, skin, shell, façade:
    The exterior is of pink stucco.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective
    + noun
    1 [C] the outside of sth, especially a building: The exterior of the house needs painting.
    Antonym: INTERIOR
    2 [sing.] the way that sb appears or behaves, especially when this is very different from their real feelings or character: Beneath his confident exterior, he was desperately nervous.
    + adjective [usually before noun] on the outside of sth; done or happening outdoors: exterior walls / surfaces + The filming of the exterior scenes was done on the moors. + The exterior lights of the house came on as I approached the door.
    Antonym: INTERIOR
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 outside of a building


    elegant | plain


    behind an/the ~
    Hidden behind a plain exterior is a wonderful hotel.
    | on the ~
    There is an abundance of fine sculpture, both on the exterior and inside.

    2 sb's outward behaviour


    bland, bluff, calm, charming, confident, cool, glacial
    Her calm exterior hides very passionate feelings.


    belie, conceal, hide
    His bluff exterior belied a connoisseur of antiques.


    behind sb's ~
    Behind his cool exterior lurks a reckless and frustrated person.
    | beneath/underneath sb's ~
    Beneath her charming exterior lies a very determined woman.

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