卖萌 (mai meng): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | February 24, 2018

卖萌 (Chinese PinYin: [mài méng]; traditional Chinese: 賣萌) may mean: (1) verb. Act cute intentionally; (2) noun. Cuteness; (3) verb. Try to be cute; (4) verb. Act innocent. Literally: 卖 (show off; sell) + 萌 (cuteness). Cuteness can refer to items, humans and animals that are charming, vulnerable, shy, and kiddish. The term acting cute can be commendatory or derogatory in tone, it has become a high-frequency word nowadays.

1. How to pronounce 卖萌?

Chinese Pinyin: [mài méng]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 卖萌

Synonyms: 装可爱, 装萌, 呆萌,

Antonyms: 严肃, 厌烦, 可恨, 可恶, 可憎, 讨厌

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 卖萌

Fixed expression: 卖萌日 (October 10, the Day of Acting Cute),

Collocation: 卖萌撒娇 (act cute and act like a spoiled child),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 卖萌 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 卖萌.

4.1 她在卖萌呢

Translation: She is acting cute intentionally.

4.2 我知道你在卖萌。

Translation: I know you’re acting cute.

4.3 咪路的妈妈带她去看医生。她虽然很紧张,仍不忘卖萌(吐舌头)。

Translation: MiRu’s Mama took her to see a doctor. Although she’s very nervous, she still kept acting cute(sticking tongue).

4.4 当一些女生卖萌的时候, 你会觉得烦吗?

Translation: Does it annoy you when some girls try to act too cute or kiddish?

4.5 她喜欢卖萌

Translation: She loves appearing and acting cute.

4.6 卖萌可以用来形容那些迷人, 弱小的, 害羞和天真烂漫的物品, 人或者动物.

Translation: Cuteness can refer to items, humans and animals that are charming, vulnerable, shy, and kiddish.

4.7 我讨厌高个子的卖萌女生

Translation: I hate tall girls who are acting cute and innocent.

4.8 高个子的女生如何卖萌?

Translation: How do tall girls act cute?

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