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The meaning of Chameleon

kəˈmiː.li.ən

Chameleon – definition

noun

A small slow-moving old world lizard with a prehensile tail, long extensible tongue, protruding eyes that rotate independently, and a highly developed ability to change colour.

Usage examples:

We all understand the ability of the chameleon to change its colours to suit its environment.
noun

A lizard (= type of creature) that changes its skin color to match its surroundings so that it cannot be seen

Usage examples:

Opponents called him a political chameleon for shifting his position on a range of issues.

Chameleon translation into English

Chameleon: translate from English into Chinese

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变色龙, 蜴, 蜥, 善变的人

Chameleon: translate from English into Dutch

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Kameleon

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Caméléon

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Chamäleon

Chameleon: translate from English into Hindi

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गिरगिट, गिर्गिट, बहुरुपी, अस्तिर प्रकृति का पुरुष

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Camaleonte

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카멜레온, 카멜레온 자리, 지조 없는 사람

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Хамелеон

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Camaleón

Word origin

Middle English: via Latin chamaeleon from Greek khamaileōn, from khamai ‘on the ground’ + leōn ‘lion’.

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