bee pollen 蜂花粉
queen bee 蜂王；社交界女王
honey bee n. 蜜蜂
busy as a bee 像蜜蜂一样忙碌，忙得不可开交
spelling bee 拼字比赛会
bee venom 蜂毒
bee honey 蜂蜜
bumble bee 大黄蜂，熊蜂；桁洩网渔船
worker bee 工蜂
蜂,蜜蜂;忙碌的人A bee stung him.他被蜜蜂螫了.
1. a black and yellow flying insect that can sting. Bees live in large groups and make honey (= a sweet sticky substance that is good to eat).
a swarm of bees
a bee sting
Bees were buzzing in the clover.
⇨ see also beehive , beeswax , bumblebee , queen bee
2. (NAmE) a meeting in a group where people combine work, competition and pleasure
a sewing bee
⇨ see also spelling bee
▪ the 7bee’s ‘knees (informal) an excellent person or thing
She thinks she’s the bee’s knees (= she has a very high opinion of herself).
▪ have a ‘bee in your bonnet (about sth) (informal) to think or talk about sth all the time and to think that it is very important
⇨ more at bird , busy adj.
1 bee.jpga black and yellow flying insect that makes honey and can sting you 蜜蜂
a swarm of bees
a bee sting
→ bumblebee → See picture of 见图 INSECT → see picture at 见图 insect
2 have a bee in your bonnet (about something) informal to think something is so important, so necessary etc that you keep mentioning it or thinking about it 一心想着（某事），念念不忘（某事）
Dad’s got a bee in his bonnet about saving electricity.
3. sewing/quilting etc bee American English informal an occasion when people, usually women, meet in order to do a particular type of work 〔妇女聚在一起的〕缝纫会/缝被会等
4. a busy bee spoken someone who enjoys being busy or active 忙碌活跃的人
5 be the bee’s knees spoken old-fashioned to be very good 好极了，棒极了
She thought the party was just the bee’s knees.
→ spelling bee, → the birds and the bees at bird(3)
Origin bee Old English beo
1.N-COUNT 可数名词蜜蜂 A bee is an insect with a yellow-and-black striped body that makes a buzzing noise as it flies. Bees make honey, and can sting.
2.PHRASE 短语痴迷于…；对…念念不忘 If you have a bee in your bonnet about something, you are so enthusiastic or worried about it that you keep mentioning it or thinking about it.
【搭配模式】：V and bee inflect
He’s got a bee in his bonnet about factory farming.
3.N-COUNT 可数名词（进行缝纫等比赛或集体活动的）聚会 A bee is a social event where people get together for a competition or to do something such as sew.
【搭配模式】：usu n N
That year I won first prize in the spelling bee…
…a group of friends at a quilting bee.
plural bees [count] : a black and yellow flying insect that can sting and that is often kept in hives for the honey that it produces蜜蜂
flowers pollinated by bees and other insects
a swarm of buzzing/humming bees
— sometimes used figuratively有时用作比喻
My mom is a real busy bee around Christmastime. [=she is very busy and active] 圣诞节期间，我妈妈真是忙得团团转。
— see also bumblebee, honeybee, killer bee
(as) busy as a bee informal
: very busy and active非常忙碌；忙得不可开交
My mom is (as) busy as a bee around Christmastime.
have a bee in your bonnet informal
: to talk and think a lot about something念念不忘；一心想着
He always has a bee in his bonnet about safety.
the birds and the bees
— see bird
— compare 2bee
2 bee /ˈbiː/ noun
plural bees [count] US
: a gathering of people for the purpose of spending time together while working on similar projects（集工作和娱乐于一体的）聚会
a quilting bee
— see also spelling bee
— compare 1bee