动词过去式:laureled/laurelled 过去分词:laureled/laurelled 现在分词:laureling/laurelling 第三人称单数:laurels/laurels
/'lɒrəl; [US] 'lɔ:rəl; `lɔrəl/
1 [C] evergreen shrub with smooth glossy leaves 月桂类; 月桂树.
2 (also laurels [pl]) wreath of laurel leaves, used by the ancient Greeks and Romans as an emblem of victory or honour 桂冠（月桂树叶编成的花环, 古希腊人与罗马人用作胜利或荣誉的象徵）.
3 (idm 习语) gain/win one's `laurels win fame or honour 赢得荣誉. look to one's `laurels beware of losing one's position of superiority 意识到可能丧失优越的或优势的地位
*There are so many good new actors around that the older ones will soon have to look to their laurels. 新演员人才辈出, 老演员不久就地位难保了. rest on one's laurels => rest1.
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin: lorier, from lor 'laurel', from Latin laurus]
[U and C]
a small tree with smooth shiny dark green leaves that do not fall in winter
rest/sit on your laurels
to be satisfied with what you have achieved and therefore stop trying to achieve anything new
look to your laurels
to work hard in order not to lose the success that you have achieved
honours that you receive for something you have achieved