Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
parry /'pæri/
  • danh từ
    • miếng đỡ, miếng gạt
    • ngoại động từ
      • đỡ, gạt (cú đấm, cú đánh...)
      • (nghĩa bóng) tránh khéo, lẩn tránh, đánh trống lảng
        • to parry a question: lẩn tránh một câu hỏi
    Concise Dictionary
    +(fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword
    +a return punch (especially by a boxer)
    +impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
    +avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb (parries, parrying, parried, parried)
    1 to defend yourself against sb who is attacking you by pushing their hand, arm, weapon, etc. to one side
    Synonym: DEFLECT
    [VN] He parried a blow to his head. + The shot was parried by the goalie. [also V]
    2 to avoid having to answer a difficult question, criticism, etc., especially by replying in the same way: [VN] She parried all questions about their relationship. [also V speech]
    parry noun (plural parries)

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