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The Universal Dictionary

stilted

['stɪltɪd] брит. / амер.

прил.

  1. высокопарный, напыщенный, ходульный, неестественный, натянутый

  2. стоящий на сваях

  3. архит. приподнятый, возвышенный (об арке)

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stilted

['stɪltɪd]

adj; обыкн.; неодобр.

ходульный, неестественный; высокопарный

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It is here that the stilted mannequins of my initial acquaintance begin to yawn and stretch and come to life.
Именно тогда надменные манекены, какими казались мои новые знакомые, начали зевать, потягиваться — одним словом, оживать.
Tartt, Donna / The Secret HistoryТартт, Донна / Тайная история
Тайная история
Тартт, Донна
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
© Д. Бородкин, Н. Ленцман, перевод на русский язык, 2007
© ООО "Издательская группа "Аттикус", 2009
The Secret History
Tartt, Donna
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
The eldar's voice was strange and eerie, her phrasing of the Gothic tongue of the Imperium stilted and awkward.
Голос Лилеатоны, изъяснявшейся на высоком готике, звучал очень странно.
Rennie, Gordon / Shadow PointРенни, Гордон / Перекресток судеб
Перекресток судеб
Ренни, Гордон
© 2003 Games Workshop Ltd
© Д. Сухих, перевод, 2007
© Издательский дом "Азбука-классика", 2007
Shadow Point
Rennie, Gordon
© 2003 Games Workshop Ltd
There’s more to imitating a robot than just putting on a frozen expression and adopting a stilted style of conversation.
– Чтобы сойти за робота, недостаточно придать лицу застывшее выражение и говорить штампами.
Asimov, Isaac / The Caves of SteelАзимов, Айзек / Стальные пещеры
Стальные пещеры
Азимов, Айзек
© Издательство «Детская литература», 1967
The Caves of Steel
Asimov, Isaac
© 1953,1954 by Isaac Asimov
Gabrielle idly turned the pages of the almanac and listened to the stilted question-and-answer session.
Графиня лениво листала альманах и слушала бесконечные вопросы и ответы.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Velvet
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
He applied to a Chicago teachers" agency, and received a stilted answer promising to look about and inquiring whether he would care to take the position of teacher of physics and chemistry in a suburban high school.
Он обратился в чикагское агентство преподавателей и получил официальное письмо, которым ему обещали «что-нибудь присмотреть» и спрашивали, не согласится ли он взять должность учителя физики и химии в пригородной средней школе.
Lewis, Sinclair / ArrowsmithЛьюис, Синклер / Эрроусмит
Эрроусмит
Льюис, Синклер
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1956
Arrowsmith
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1925 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1953 by Michael Lewis
He thought of all those silent, expectant guns, of the suddenly nomadic countryside; he tried to imagine "boilers on stilts" a hundred feet high.
. Он думал о безмолвных, выжидающих пушках, о таборах беженцев, старался представить себе «паровые котлы на ходулях» в сто футов вышиною.
Wells, Herbert George / The war of the worldsУэллс, Герберт / Война миров
Война миров
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1972
The war of the worlds
Wells, Herbert George
© 1960 by Epstein and Caroll Associates, Inc.
The mangrove roots were showing plainly now and the key looked as though it were on stilts.
Корни мангровых деревьев были видны теперь ясно, а сам остров будто стал на ходули.
Hemingway, Ernest / Islands In The StreamХемингуэй, Эрнест / Острова в океане
Острова в океане
Хемингуэй, Эрнест
© Издательство "Маяк", 1977
Islands In The Stream
Hemingway, Ernest
© 1970 by Charles Scribner's Sons
© 1970 by Маrу Hemingway
Marshy stretches open the sky up, there are cabins on stilts, trees with shaggy balls on them, colored wash hanging on lines.
Заболоченные прогалины открывают доступ небу, появляются хижины на сваях, деревья с мохнатыми шишечками, развешенное на веревках разноцветное белье.
Updike, John / Rabbit At RestАпдайк, Джон / Кролик успокоился
Кролик успокоился
Апдайк, Джон
© Перевод. Н. Роговская, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© John Updike, 1990
Rabbit At Rest
Updike, John
© 1990 by John Updike
The highway was raised up on tall stilts. The roadbed was maybe forty feet above ground level.
Высокие опоры подняли автостраду примерно на сорок футов над уровнем земли.
Child, Lee / One ShotЧайлд, Ли / Выстрел
Выстрел
Чайлд, Ли
© 2005 by Lee Child
© Перевод. В. Гольдич, И. Оганесова, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
One Shot
Child, Lee
© 2005 by Lee Child
A full basket of balls stood on wire stilts, and made me think briefly of the sketch Ilse had taken back to Providence with her: The End of the Game.
Корзинка с мячами на сетчатой подставке заставила меня вспомнить о рисунке, который Илзе увезла в Провиденс: «Конец игры».
King, Stephen / Duma KeyКинг, Стивен / Дьюма-Ки
Дьюма-Ки
Кинг, Стивен
© Перевод В.А. Вебер, 2008
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© Stephen King, 2008
Duma Key
King, Stephen
© 2008 by Stephen King
"He rambled restlessly across his office on legs like stilts: he took a sip of the iced water with distaste as though it were medicine.
– Он беспокойно сновал по кабинету на тонких, как ходули, ногах, потом с отвращением хлебнул ледяной воды, словно это было лекарство.
Greene, Henry Graham / The Heart of the MatterГрин, Генри Грэм / Суть дела
Суть дела
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Greene Graham, 1938, 1940, 1945
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
The Heart of the Matter
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1948 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1971
Fred T. Barry had paid for the new Center of the Arts, which was a translucent sphere on stilts.
Он и построил этот Мемориальный центр искусств — полый прозрачный шар на подпорах.
Vonnegut, Kurt / Breakfast of ChampionsВоннегут, Курт / Завтрак для чемпионов
Завтрак для чемпионов
Воннегут, Курт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
Breakfast of Champions
Vonnegut, Kurt
© 1973 by Kurt Vonnegut

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'stɪltɪdAdjectiveвысокопарный; напыщенный; ходульный; неестественный; натянутыйExamples

stilted style — высокопарный стиль
We made stilted conversation. — Мы вели натянутый разговор.
He spoke slowly, with stilted speech and almost painful pauses. — Он говорил медленно, выдавливая из себя слова и делая невыносимо большие паузы.

User translations

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  1. 1.

    потавленный на стойки; длинноногий; с ногами, напоминающими ходули; высокопарный; ходульный; напыщенный

    translation added by Anzhelina Kriuchkova
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Collocations

stilted arch
полукруглая возвышенная арка
stilted road
путепровод
stilted style
высокопарный стиль
black-winged stilt
ходулочник
stilt root
ходульный корень
stilt root
столбовидный корень
on stilt
напыщенный

Word forms

stilt

verb
Basic forms
Paststilted
Imperativestilt
Present Participle (Participle I)stilting
Past Participle (Participle II)stilted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I stiltwe stilt
you stiltyou stilt
he/she/it stiltsthey stilt
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am stiltingwe are stilting
you are stiltingyou are stilting
he/she/it is stiltingthey are stilting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have stiltedwe have stilted
you have stiltedyou have stilted
he/she/it has stiltedthey have stilted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been stiltingwe have been stilting
you have been stiltingyou have been stilting
he/she/it has been stiltingthey have been stilting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I stiltedwe stilted
you stiltedyou stilted
he/she/it stiltedthey stilted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was stiltingwe were stilting
you were stiltingyou were stilting
he/she/it was stiltingthey were stilting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had stiltedwe had stilted
you had stiltedyou had stilted
he/she/it had stiltedthey had stilted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been stiltingwe had been stilting
you had been stiltingyou had been stilting
he/she/it had been stiltingthey had been stilting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will stiltwe shall/will stilt
you will stiltyou will stilt
he/she/it will stiltthey will stilt
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be stiltingwe shall/will be stilting
you will be stiltingyou will be stilting
he/she/it will be stiltingthey will be stilting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have stiltedwe shall/will have stilted
you will have stiltedyou will have stilted
he/she/it will have stiltedthey will have stilted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been stiltingwe shall/will have been stilting
you will have been stiltingyou will have been stilting
he/she/it will have been stiltingthey will have been stilting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would stiltwe should/would stilt
you would stiltyou would stilt
he/she/it would stiltthey would stilt
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be stiltingwe should/would be stilting
you would be stiltingyou would be stilting
he/she/it would be stiltingthey would be stilting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have stiltedwe should/would have stilted
you would have stiltedyou would have stilted
he/she/it would have stiltedthey would have stilted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been stiltingwe should/would have been stilting
you would have been stiltingyou would have been stilting
he/she/it would have been stiltingthey would have been stilting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am stiltedwe are stilted
you are stiltedyou are stilted
he/she/it is stiltedthey are stilted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being stiltedwe are being stilted
you are being stiltedyou are being stilted
he/she/it is being stiltedthey are being stilted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been stiltedwe have been stilted
you have been stiltedyou have been stilted
he/she/it has been stiltedthey have been stilted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was stiltedwe were stilted
you were stiltedyou were stilted
he/she/it was stiltedthey were stilted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being stiltedwe were being stilted
you were being stiltedyou were being stilted
he/she/it was being stiltedthey were being stilted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been stiltedwe had been stilted
you had been stiltedyou had been stilted
he/she/it had been stiltedthey had been stilted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be stiltedwe shall/will be stilted
you will be stiltedyou will be stilted
he/she/it will be stiltedthey will be stilted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been stiltedwe shall/will have been stilted
you will have been stiltedyou will have been stilted
he/she/it will have been stiltedthey will have been stilted