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茶杯一代 cha

derogatory | Very Popular

teacup generation

Chabei is Chinese for teacup. As teacups are usually made from delicate materials that can easily break or chip, such a character has been borrowed to describe the generation born in the 90s. These kids who grow up in the digital age are considered fragile. They have difficulty handling criticism or rejection. When they get to difficulties in jobs or in life, they tend to breakdown.

Added on Sep 11, 2015 | Last updated on Sep 11, 2015 | 298 Buzzes


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