Chinese Urban Dictionary: Yunv Wugua

Literally meaning “rain girl has no melons,” the phrase makes little sense – who is rain girl and why doesn’t she have any melons?

by Mia Li, 19 February 2020

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Gangjing

What's a gangjing? Someone who argues for the sake of arguing.

by Mia Li, 25 September 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Yanzhi

Literally meaning 'face number,' yanzhi is a mark on the scale of how pleasing a face looks.

by Mia Li, 26 October 2016

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Shenshou Dang

A shenshou dang is someone who, instead of looking things up for themselves, insists on bothering others by asking them for information.

by Mia Li, 22 December 2016

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Kenlao

Literally meaning “to gnaw off the elderly,” kenlao is the reluctant choice of millions of young people in China today.

by Mia Li, 21 May 2018

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Jianpanxia

To those who think they are getting justice served by commenting on social media.

by Mia Li, 19 July 2017

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Renshe

That person you see yourself as on social media is called renshe, which means "character design."

by Mia Li, 18 April 2019

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Jitang

Jitang is bite-sized content that tells us all our problems will be solved and everything will be okay, even if we don’t do anything.

by Mia Li, 22 August 2018

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