Chinese Urban Dictionary: Aidou

In China's full-blown consumer society, when you are done choosing jackets and shoes that best represent you, you must also choose an aidou.

by Mia Li, 24 December 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Qiushengyu

We all know that the best way to make a person prove his or her love for you is to torture them.

by Mia Li, 18 December 2019

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Kaigua

Kaigua refers to what we think those overachievers seem to have done to advance so much in so little time.

by Mia Li, 26 November 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Pindie

​Literally meaning “to compete using father,” pindie is the exercise of using one’s father’s achievements to compete with others for upward mobility.

by Mia Li, 19 June 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Kengdie

Kengdie, or deception, is a reality of life. The sooner you get used to it, the better you will fare.

by Mia Li, 19 September 2017

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Zihei

We’re not sure if it's life that’s become harder or kids that have gotten weaker, but sarcasm alone is no longer a sufficient coping mechanism. Now we need zihei as well.

by Mia Li, 23 April 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Cunzaigan

Cunzaigan is a validation of one's existence. And for some of people it's addictive.

by Mia Li, 12 October 2017

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Nixi

When you turn defeat into victory, pity into respect.

by Mia Li, 15 March 2017

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