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

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Xiao Touming

Xiao Touming are the poor souls who don't draw attention to themselves and are largely ignored in social situations.

by Mia Li, 19 January 2017

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: 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: Gan' ga ai

Expert autopsies of gan' ga ai (aka awkwardness cancer) have concluded that it is a mixture of anxiety, social awkwardness, shame and guilt.

by Mia Li, 29 November 2016

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: Rensheng Yingjia

Rensheng yingjia – literally 'life winner' – refers to those who are successful from the start.

by Mia Li, 04 October 2016

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Beitai

Just like road conditions, love is an unpredictable and fickle affair.

by Mia Li, 24 August 2016

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