9 Chinese Slang Words from 2016 You May Have Missed

Here's a look back at some notable Chinese slang words from 2016.

by That's, 27 December 2016

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Zhanan

In the Chinese language, 'zha' is probably the lowest appraisal you can give to anything.

by Mia Li, 14 July 2016

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Laosiji

Literally meaning "an old driver," a Laosiji basically knows everything.

by Mia Li, 16 August 2017

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Goudai

How did goudai – which means dog leash – come to mean 'go die'?

by Mia Li, 28 April 2016

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Zhuangbi

Zhuangbi is pretending to be who you wish you were to ease the pain of being the embarrassing disappointment that you usually are.

by Mia Li, 12 April 2017

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Foxi

People who have seen through the nihilistic nature of our material world, abandoned all desires and now live like buddhas.

by Mia Li, 05 February 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Ditupao

Literally meaning 'map cannon,' ditupao is the act of attacking individuals or groups based purely on where they are from.

by Mia Li, 16 May 2017

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Zhang Zishi

Knowledge is power – and so is social status. So it should be no surprise that the two go hand-in-hand.

by Mia Li, 15 February 2017

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