His courtiers say he enjoys this one greatly and always reads right to the end. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His last list handed out so many favours to courtiers that it diminished his reputation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The privy council originally consisted of senior courtiers who advised the sovereign. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When the emperor made a progress through the city the ambassador saw none of the richly dressed soldiers and courtiers he had been led to expect. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)Hatton Garden takes its name from an Elizabethan courtier who owned former church lands there. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In Tonga, he hangs out with courtiers and the king. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Other senior courtiers thought him'not naturally a likeable man '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At this point, you might think, some courtiers would tell the emperor that he had no clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Partly, it seems to have been growing impatience on the part of senior courtiers close to the Thai throne. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One senior courtier told me: 'If we had a master plan for the year this has exceeded all expectations. The Sun (2006)Early on in her illness, he stunned Japan by appearing to condemn senior courtiers for their lack of sympathy for her. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But Her Majesty was determined to show solidarity with a nation struggling with hardship and called it off after consulting senior courtiers. The Sun (2010)Is there some faded parchment in an archive somewhere which says that courtiers in the 16th Century only discussed important matters while pacing swiftly? The Sun (2008)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， courtier 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: courtier NOUN
Courtiers were noblemen and women who spent a lot of time at the court of a king or queen.
courtier 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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