2,366 Chinese buzzwords with English explanations

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偶像剧 ou
3
 xiang
4
 ju
4
 

fashion icon drama

It is a kind of soap opera that features an assortment of young pop stars playing out modern life stories but seldom exploring a serious topic.

564 Buzzes


O一代 O yi
2
 dai
4
 

generation O

This term refers to people in the United States who are approximately 18 to 35 years old and voted for, or supported, Barack Obama in the 2008 US presidential election.

550 Buzzes


Orz Orz 

Orz

This word is widely used among Internet users during MSN chatting or in BBS communities. The word itself actually has no specific meaning but people use it to express their shock. It looks like a person falling from a step. O is the person's head, r is the body plus hand and z is the bent leg.

547 Buzzes


呕像 ou
3
xiang
4
 

disgusting icon

The term sounds the same as another Chinese term “ouxiang” which literally means an idol. These days anyone who has managed to gain fame, through negative, nasty means, is called a disgusting icon.

567 Buzzes


OBS 女人 OBS nu
3
ren
2
 

OBS woman

Already over 30, they still keep the life style of a young girl. It doesn’t matter whether they are still single or married. They always walk down the street in girlish outfits and spend money on products originally targeting a younger generation. OBS stands for the Japanese word obasan, meaning “aunt” or “adult woman in general.”

566 Buzzes


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